Interstate 70

Missouri Department of Transportation officials announce the opening of the Mid Rivers Mall Drive overpass over I-70 on November 8, 2013.

Budget Cuts Leave MoDOT Unsure About Its Future

MoDOT’s Interim District Engineer Greg Horne says annual funding has gone from $1.3 billion a few years ago to a projected annual budget of $430,000.

11/08/2013

Photo: KMOX

Smash-and-Grab Thieves Hit Olivette Jewelry Store

The crime happened about 5 a.m. Monday at Timekeepers jewelry store. Police gave up the pursuit after about six miles on Interstate 70 out of safety concerns.

09/30/2013

A big explosion sends the final two sections of the westbound Blanchette Bridge into the Missouri River. Crews used explosives Tuesday to take down the sections of the bridge that connects St. Louis and St. Charles counties along Interstate 70. The work is part of a $63 million rehabilitation project.

Blanchette Bridge Reopens Ahead of Schedule

The Interstate 70 bridge connecting St. Louis County and St. Charles County opened over the weekend, more than 2 months ahead of schedule.

08/26/2013

photo courtesy: MoDOT

All Lanes Open On Blanchette Bridge

Both the eastbound and westbound spans of Interstate 70 at St. Charles now back to normal

08/24/2013

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Interstates Re-open Early in Metro-East

IDOT says work on eastbound lanes at East St. Louis completed ahead of schedule.

08/18/2013

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Multiple Lanes Closures This Week at I-70 Blanchette Bridge

MoDOT will have multiple lanes closed and some ramp closures the next three nights on Interstate 70 at the Blanchette Missouri River Bridge.

08/13/2013

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Victim Identified in Deadly Road Rage Incident

43-year-old Darvin Wallace of St. Louis followed a truck as it exited the interstate, got out with a hammer and began striking the truck.

05/17/2013

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Expressway Named After Cong. Jerry Costello?

A push in the Illinois legislature would name the road leading up to the new Mississippi River bridge after retired politician from Belleville.

03/04/2013

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I-70: Accident Reduction Zone or Speed Trap?

Police write thousands of tickets, reduce accidents along I-70

07/17/2012

PHOTO: KMOX

Accident Involving Trooper Shuts Down I-70

Two car accident had all eastbound lanes of 70 shut down near rest area at Wright City for a time.

07/14/2012

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