MoDOT to Close All Lanes on Eastbound I-64 in Downtown St. Louis This Weekend

Latest news from MoDOT about lane closures this weekend on Eastbound I-64 in Downtown St. Louis.

  • Email Facebook Twitter Google+

Published: 08-19-2011

In downtown St. Louis this weekend, all lanes of eastbound I-64 will be closed for bridge work from Jefferson to the Poplar Street bridge. The closures begin at 3 a.m., Saturday morning and the interstate will reopen by 3 p.m., Sunday afternoon.

Two lanes on the westbound Poplar Street bridge will also close, starting at 5 a.m., Saturday. The lanes are expected to reopen by 5 p.m., Sunday. In addition, one eastbound lane on the Poplar Street bridge will close from 5 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday.

MoDOT strongly urges motorists to avoid the Poplar Street Bridge area because there may be traffic back-ups. Use alternate routes such as I-255, or the Eads, McKinley or Martin Luther King bridges.

Crews will perform earthquake seismic retrofit work during this interstate closure. They will make repairs on the bridge’s driving surface. The work has to be done this weekend to stay on schedule, which is an on-going process to maintain the bridges along I-64 and strengthen them to withstand an earthquake.

For travel information, call 1-888 ASK MoDOT or visit

# # #

Jack Wang

MoDOT Community Relations Specialist

District 6- St. Louis

1590 Woodlake Drive

Chesterfield, MO 63017

314-453-1809 (office)

314-568-7272 (cell)

More Stories

Statement from the City of St. Louis Treasurer Regarding the Stadium Proposal

Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones joins state legislators and local elected officials to oppose the current stadium proposal in the City of St. Louis

Mayor Slay Signs Reforms into Law to Make it Easier to do Business in the City of St. Louis

Less red tape and fewer regulatory doors for new business owners in the City of St. Louis

Comptroller Green Proposes Football Stadium Funding Solutions

The current stadium funding bill is not fiscally responsible. However, I continue to offer funding solutions.

Was this helpful?      
Comments are helpful!
500 character limit
Feedback is anonymous.