Wednesday’s backup on Interstate 270 was caused by alcohol and fireworks, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The man struck and killed on Interstate 270 in Glen Carbon Friday morning has now been identified.
If you drive on I-270 or I-255 on a daily basis, you’ll start to notice Missouri transportation crews taking down those variable speed limit signs over the next couple of weeks.
Tonight, crews will close the two left lanes of westbound I-270 between I-170 and Lindbergh starting at 10 p.m. tonight.
Two happened in north St. Louis County and the other in north St. Louis. Investigators are trying to determine if they were pulled off by the same criminals.
Missouri Highway Patrol identifies victim as 41-year-old James Young of St. Louis.
Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair says the team did a good job preparing for the storm by treating roads and highways in advance.
Highway Patrol identifies victim as 71-year-old Beaul Haynes of Bridgeton.
The lanes will be closed through this evening’s rush.
The work is being postponed because crews still need to survey work in the blasting area.