Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.
There’s no need to worry about getting in and out of downtown in the depressed lanes this morning.
The U.S. Senate left D.C. for its week-long 4th of July break without voting on a bill that would replenish the fund for six months, with a price tag of $9 billion.
Traffic to the north will be shifted after the ramp reopens.
The ramp from eastbound I-44/northbound I-55 to Memorial will be closed for a few days this week.
A project to ease congestion on I-64/40 in West County will start this fall.
Drivers can use the Stan Musial Bridge, Interstates 270 or 170, or MetroLink as alternates to avoid the work area altogether.
Starting Wednesday, MoDOT crews are scheduled to close the two right lanes of Eastbound I-64 across the Boone Bridge to allow crews to pour concrete for the new bridge.
Starting Tuesday night, getting to westbound I-70 from the Poplar Street Bridge will no longer be an option.
Missouri voters would be asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House.