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.
Bridges over New Florissant and New Halls Ferry are “structurally deficient.”
The department must close three lanes on the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 8 p.m. Friday night to remove the barrier wall along the bridge.
MoDOT and legislators are saying Interstate 70 is crumbling, but there’s no funding to fix it.
The new span of the Daniel Boone Bridge will carry eastbound traffic over the Missouri River from St. Charles County into St. Louis County on Interstate 64.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close lanes on I-64 this week so crews can replace sound wall panels along the interstate.
Andrew Gates, of the Missouri Department of Transportation, says crews will close all lanes of northbound Interstate 55 from Gravois Avenue to the Poplar Street Bridge, but not until 8 p.m.
The proposed closure of several streets intersecting with Gravois in the city is now on hold.
It began with people with questions and MoDOT’s Deanna Venker with answers. But as the opinions came out, she retreated to the back of the room and said she’d speak with people individually.
Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.