Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.
You can find out more about how crews plan to “slide over” the eastbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge at a meeting set for Thursday night.
Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.
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.
“Sometimes if we hadn’t done that before, the first time out we had broken hoses, and, you know, different connections that wouldn’t work properly”
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.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will have several lane closures on I-64 in St. Louis City and on the Poplar Street Bridge that will impact weekend traffic in the area.
A water main break has shut down center and right lanes of the interstate just past Jennings Station Road.
Work for the next several months will center around access to the Martin Luther King Bridge, and work on Washington Avenue and Memorial Drive between Pine and the MLK bridge.
Both the eastbound and westbound spans of Interstate 70 at St. Charles now back to normal