The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is beginning work on the Interstate 64/ Tower Grove Interchange project later this month. This 18-month project, done in partnership with BJC Healthcare and Washington University Medical Center, is intended to improve traffic flow around Kingshighway and the east side of the medical campus.
Crews spent time responding to wintry weather last week and are now preparing for 2013 work zones, such as construction of the I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge and the Tower Grove interchange project, on I-64 downtown.
On Thursday, MoDOT held a groundbreaking ceremony for construction of the new $110 million I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge over the Missouri River. The bridge will be complete in 2014.
Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
- I-70, (westbound section of the Interstate 70 Blanchette bridge over the Missouri River) will remain closed until fall 2013.
- The eastbound I-70 bridge has three lanes I-70, St. Louis City, the exit ramp from westbound I-70 to Madison will remain closed until late January, due to needed utility work.
- Wellington, St. Louis City, the Wellington bridge closed over the River Des Peres until April 2013. Detour to Jamieson Avenue bridge.