If it’s a bit annoying, MoDOT officials say that’s the point.
Interstate 64 will close beginning Friday night to remove two bridges in Chesterfield.
Crews will be removing a crane that broke free on the Missouri River that is currently resting on the eastbound truss of the Daniel Boone Bridge.
It will remain closed over the next four months as crews take down the current span and replace it with one that will have eight traffic lanes and eight-foot sidewalks on either side.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-64 from 8 p.m. on April 4 until 5 a.m. April 7 in two places in the Chesterfield area.
Litter along Missouri roads and highways is a substantial problem, and in an effort to combat it, MoDOT is asking volunteers to pitch in.
Drivers headed downtown on Friday should know about some big changes on the way.
MODOT claims that recent pavement failure on the new Stan Musial Bridge wasn’t a pothole.
The long winter has taken its toll on local roads in the form of potholes.
MoDOT suggests making arrangements to miss work on Monday morning.