Ameren Missouri reports several blocks of downtown St. Louis were hit by a power outage this morning when heavy rainwater swamped an underground power station at 8th and Pine.
A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.
A man’s body was first spotted by a tug boat crew near the Eads Bridge
The Eads and MLK have reopened
MoDOT will close I-44 from Broadway near the Edward Jones Dome to the Poplar Street Bridge.
The bronze statue officially known as “The Captains’ Return” is being moved from its current location beneath Eads Bridge later today.
Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.
St. Louis-area commuters who use the Eads Bridge may want to consider alternatives for the next three years.
Operations will be slowed between the Wellston, Rock Road, UMSL South, UMSL North, and North Hanley MetroLink Stations.
He fell from the Eads Bridge shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday