Poplar Street Bridge
At 8 p.m. Friday, crews will shut down the depressed section of Interstate 44 and I-44 and Interstate 55 ramps to the Poplar Street Bridge so they can tear down the Memorial Drive ramp.
IDOT officials are pushing back plans to work on the Martin Luther King Bridge for an entire year.
Starting tonight, a section of I-44 between the Poplar Street Bridge and Broadway downtown will be closed.
MoDOT will close I-44 from Broadway near the Edward Jones Dome to the Poplar Street Bridge.
Starting Tuesday night, getting to westbound I-70 from the Poplar Street Bridge will no longer be an option.
St. Louis area drivers will be facing another major road closure.
MoDOT says it will close all lanes of I-70 between Pine Street and the Poplar Street Bridge Friday evening.
Project Director Randy Hitt says everything from surface repairs to snow removal will be simplified.
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.
Monday morning a ceremony will take place as the Missouri portion of the Poplar Street Bridge is dedicated to honor former Congressman Bill Clay.