Poplar Street Bridge
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.
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.
Michael Kelley – Tuesday, August 20th – Jeff Rainford, Deanna Venker, Bonnie Barczykowski, Scott Faughn, and Missy Kelley
Michael talks with Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford; with Deanna Venker of MoDot; with Bonnie Barczykowski, new CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri; with Scott Faughn of the Missouri Times; and with Missy Kelley of STL Downtown Partnership about Downtown Restaurant Week.
When the Burger King Boat slammed into the Poplar Street Bridge and the minesweeper Inaugural sank in 1993, it marked the beginning of the end for a riverfront lined with restaurants.
Construction crews will close the two left lanes on westbound Poplar Street Bridge at 8 p.m. Monday to make repairs to the driving surface.
Investigators, were conducting a sweep Wednesday in Cahokia for fugitives and illegal drugs and guns when the man sped away from police.