City and BJC to Open Forest Park Parkway at Kingshighway

Mayor Lyda Krewson will cut the ribbon to mark the grand opening

August 31, 2017 | 2 min reading time

Officials from the City of St. Louis will join leadership of BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine, neighbors, and the project team at 12:30 p.m.September 1, for a ribbon cutting to mark the completion of a nine-month project to construct a traditional intersection at Kingshighway and Forest Park Parkway. Speakers at the event will include:

  • Rich Bradley, President, St. Louis Board of Public Service
  • Lyda Krewson, Mayor, City of St. Louis
  • Rich Liekweg, President, BJC HealthCare
  • Paul Scheel, MD, CEO, Washington University Physicians

Date: Friday, September 1

Time: 12:30-1:15 p.m.; remarks at 12:45

Event location:  Forest Park Parkway just west of Kingshighway

Media parking: Media may park on the westbound lanes of Forest Park Parkway, west of Kingshighway.      NOTE: Parking here is accessible by driving southbound on Kingshighway and turning right (west) on Forest Park Parkway.

Learn more about the project: https://www.bjc.org/Construction/News/Kingshighway-Forest-Park-Parkway-Intersection

Contacts

Kathy Bretsch, BJC HealthCare  
 
Koran Addo, City of St. Louis
  • Department:
    Office of the Mayor
    Department of Streets
  • Topic:
    Transportation, Infrastructure, and Utilities

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