MoDot Stalls Road Work to Celebrate the 4th

Megan Lynch

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Transportation officials are giving motorists a “holiday” from road construction this weekend.

MoDot says workzone activities will stop at noon Friday and resume Tuesday morning.

There will be lane closures in effect in downtown St. Louis for Fair St. Louis:

From 9 a.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

         o      Marion/8th Street on ramp to northbound I-55 closed

         o      Memorial Drive closed from Poplar Street Bridge to Washington

            Ave (in front of the Arch)

         o      Northbound I-55 exit ramp to Memorial Drive closed

         o      Memorial Drive ramp to westbound I-70 closed

         o      Westbound Poplar Street Bridge exit to Memorial Drive closed


From 4:30 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

         o      Eastbound I-70 exit to Memorial Drive/Pine Street closed

For the Veiled Prophet Parade on Saturday, July 2 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

         o      Eastbound I-64 exit to 20th Chestnut closed

         o      Westbound I-64 exit to 21st/Market closed

MoDot says the I-70 reversible lanes will reopen the afternoon of Friday, July 1.  The lanes had been closed since mid May for the construction of the Cass Avenue bridge.  Crews are completing emergency repairs due to the sewer damage on Sunday and then the lanes will reopen sometime Friday afternoon.

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