Another major road project is underway, but this one is located on I-270 in St. Louis County. New Florissant has been closed where it passes underneath I-270.
The section of Lindbergh carries 34,000 vehicles per day and is expected to be reopened by June 29.
Police say it may have been a case of “road rage”
According to a news release from the St. Louis County Police Department, police were advised that protestors were planning to march to Interstate 270 to try to shut down the highway.
One person died when a Mustang collided with a MoDOT street sweeper on Southbound I-270 at St. Charles Rock Road around 1 o’clock this morning.
Renell Clower of St. Louis was crossing the westbound lanes in the Florissant area about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when he was struck by the tractor-trailer.
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.