Cities and towns short on extra cash could get state help to improve street safety and other infrastructure issues.
The $18 million project included the replacement of bridges at Taylor, Newstead, Tower Grove and Boyle, plus construction of a new intersection at Tower Grove and Boyle.
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.