MoDOT Closes All Westbound Lanes on I-64 Downtown This Weekend

Motorists please take note.

September 20, 2012 | 2 min reading time

MoDOT closes all westbound lanes on I-64 downtown this weekend 

Media note: Deanna Venker, MoDOT Area Engineer for St. Louis City, will be available for media interviews Friday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the corner of Market and Memorial in downtown St. Louis. She will discuss the I-64 and I-70 closures this weekend and how it will impact traffic. Please contact Kara Price, MoDOT Community Relations to schedule an interview. 

ST.  LOUIS – Motorists from Illinois heading to events in downtown St. Louis this weekend may want to allow extra time, or use Metro to avoid traffic backups. Westbound I-64 will be closed from the Poplar Street bridge to 21st Street starting at 6 p.m. Friday and reopen by 3 a.m. Monday. One eastbound lane on Interstate 64 from 21st Street to the Poplar Street Bridge will be open starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

The Broadway, 10th Street and 14th Street entrance ramps to westbound I-64 will be closed this weekend. All ramps, including 14th street on ramp will reopen by 3 a.m. Monday. Crews are continuing work to remove and replace the driving surface on the westbound double deck structure.

The depressed section of I-70 eastbound and westbound will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday and reopen by 9 a.m. Saturday.  Traffic will be diverted to Memorial Drive. 

The reversible lanes on I-70 will be closed starting at 7 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday. In addition, the reversible lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on weekdays. Crews are performing bridge painting work. 

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