Friday, July 27, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for July 26-August 1.
Despite the heat, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has several projects planned for the coming days. Westbound I-64 downtown Drivers on westbound Interstate 64 downtown need to be aware of several lane and ramp closures that are scheduled to start as part of the double deck resurfacing project. At 10 a.m. Friday, crews will again close all lanes and ramps on westbound I-64 between Broadway and 21st Street on the double deck structure. City commuters will be able to access westbound I-64 from Pine Street, Jefferson Avenue or the Market/Compton interchange. The two left lanes will reopen by 5:30 a.m. Monday. When the lanes reopen, the right lane on westbound I-64 will be closed around the clock. In addition, the ramps from …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for July 19-25.
St. Louis area motorists should be prepared to slow down and plan for the many work zones that are scheduled over the next week. The Missouri Department of Transportation has 125 work zones scheduled on interstates and arterials throughout the region during the next several days. Friday, repairs to the Interstate 70 bridge over Earth City Expressway will impact traffic when two lanes and various ramps are closed. These repairs are part of MoDOT’s contract on the I-70 Blanchette Bridge. The two westbound lanes will close 7 p.m. Friday and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. The westbound I-70 exit ramp to southbound Earth City Expressway and the ramp from northbound Earth City Expressway to westbound I-70 will also close during the repairs. Saturday…
Friday, May 25, 2012
A few permanent work zones will still see activity.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will restrict its construction work zones Friday at 12 p.m. through Monday for Memorial Day. Permanent work zones, such as the eastbound lane of Interstate 70, between St. Louis Avenue and Broadway, will remain in place. Crews will resume scheduled work zones on Tuesday morning. Starting after evening rush on Tuesday, May 29, crews will have one lane of eastbound Interstate 44 at Antire Road closed around the clock. The closure to make roadway repairs and resurface I-44 will last through September. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, May 11, 2012
Nothing major in MoDOT's St. Louis regional work zone report for May 10 to May 16.
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be painting bridges, patching potholes and striping roadways throughout the St. Louis region during the next week. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching work zones or moving operations on the roadways. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, May 4, 2012
MoDOT crews will be narrowing lanes on I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44. They'll also be doing maintenance work throughout the area in the next week.
Lanes narrowing on I-270 Missouri Department of Transportation crews have begun narrowing lanes on northbound and southbound Interstate 270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44. Over the next week, motorists will see various night lane closures in this area for asphalt paving operations. The work is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays and is part of a two-year widening project on I-270. Painting, patching and striping Crews will be painting bridges, patching potholes and striping roads throughout the region next week. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching work zones or moving operations on the roadways. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, March 23, 2012
Be aware of slow-moving vehicles painting stripes on roadways during non-peak traffic hours.
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will close two lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 from Jefferson Avenue to the Poplar Street Bridge this weekend to paint portions of the bridge. All ramps from the interstate will remain open to allow drivers to get to the various events in downtown St. Louis. In addition, several nighttime ramp closures are planned for the week on Interstate 70 and Page Avenue. All work is weather permitting. Crews will close the ramp from westbound I-70 to northbound and southbound Interstate 270 Thursday, March 22, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Friday, March 23 from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Crews have also scheduled a closure of the eastbound Page Avenue ramp to Grissom from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday, March 22. That …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
All lanes on eastbound I-64 in downtown St. Louis will close this weekend.
What's a bigger Traffic Troublemaker than a driver/texter/talker? Not much, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said this week. An August, 2010, collision on I-44 in Gray Summit, MO, killed two and injured 35. One driver was "most likely distracted from the driving task by a text messaging conversation at or near the time of the accident," according to the NHSB. The national board recommends that every state ban nonemergency use of portable electronic devices for all drivers. Do you agree? Take our poll below! From MoDOT, work zones for December 15-21 All lanes on eastbound I-64 in downtown St. Louis will close this weekend In downtown St. Louis, all lanes on eastbound I-64 from Jefferson to 6th Street will close this weekend…