Friday, December 7, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports its St. Louis work zones for December 6-12.
Here's some information for Hazelwood drivers as they prep for weekend festivities and next week's workweek. In Southwest County, MoDOT will close two lanes on eastbound Interstate 44 from Bowles Avenue to I-270 on Sunday, weather permitting. Only the far left lane will remain open. Work will occur from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Crews will install seven large new guide signs on overhead steel trusses. During this work, the South Highway Drive entrance ramp to eastbound I-44 will be closed. Motorists will detour to Larkin Williams Road/Rudder Road. On Tuesday, two lanes will be closed on westbound I-44 near Lindbergh Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for crews to shift sign locations. Motorists should be aware of the …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Shoulder paving work will slow down traffic in the morning on the southbound side of the road.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will temporarily close the ramp from southbound Lindbergh Boulevard to eastbound I-270 in Hazelwood on Wednesday, Nov. 28, to complete shoulder paving work. Crews will close the ramp at 9:30 a.m., and will re-open it by 12:30 p.m. To detour around the closure, motorists can continue on southbound Lindbergh Boulevard and make a U-turn at the stoplight signal at Fee Fee Hills Drive. Once on northbound Lindbergh Boulevard, drivers can take the ramp to eastbound I-270, according to MoDOT. Motorists will experience delays during this work and are encouraged to use alternate routes, according to MoDOT. Plan ahead -- for ways to avoid work zones, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit their website at …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on the St. Louis regional work zones through November 28.
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports that all construction work on state routes stopped at noon on Wednesday to open up roadways for Thanksgiving travel. All permanent lane closures and barriers on some construction projects will remained closed this weekend. But work resumes Monday, Nov. 26 at 9 a.m. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on its St. Louis work zones through November 21.
Traveling in and around Hazelwood? The Missouri Department of Transportation will closed all lanes and ramps on the eastbound double deck structure downtown from Jefferson Avenue to the Poplar Street Bridge, starting at 7 p.m. Friday, November 16. Since work is directly over downtown lanes of Interstate 55 and I-70, traffic on those interstates may be shifted as crews work overhead. All eastbound I-64 lanes and most ramps should reopen by 5:30 a.m. Monday. This should be the final major closure on the interstate as part of the project to remove and replace the driving surface. Drivers can still expect some lane closures on the double deck structure during off-peak traffic hours to smooth the pavement. Crews will also close all lanes on …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports St. Louis work zones for November 8 -14.
Local Traffic: A wreck Monday afternoon caused backup at North Lindbergh Boulevard at James S. McDonnell. The accident occurred at about 3 p.m. according to onlookers at the scene. The Hazelwood Fire Department and the Hazelwood Police Department both responded. Two vehicles were involved. Thanks to Sam Sanders for submitting the photos! Traffic Ahead: The Missouri Department of Transportation will be working on the section of the double deck just over I-55 and the depressed lanes of I-70 downtown. While crews are working on the roadway above, drivers on I-55 heading to I-70 may be detoured onto Memorial Drive and back to the interstate for safety. The ramps from Forest Park Avenue and Pine Street to eastbound I-64 are closed around the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
MoDOT Reports on the St. Louis Work Zones for November 1-7
Hazelwood residents will have to you alternate routes as the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the westbound section of the Interstate 70 Blanchette Bridge over the Missouri River the weekend of November 2-4. The westbound bridge will remain closed until fall 2013. The eastbound I-70 bridge will be used to carry three lanes of traffic in each direction. The exit ramps to Fifth Street in St. Charles will remain open. Motorists are advised to use Route 370 and Route 364 as alternate routes during the closure. Are you affected? How are you going to manage? St. Charles Patch suggests some detours and answers questions. All lanes on eastbound I-64 downtown from Jefferson to the Poplar Street Bridge will close November 2-5. The …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
MoDOT reports on St. Louis Work zones through the beginning of November.
Hazelwood drivers heading to work on this Wednesday hump day should keep in mind some routes that may affect route plans. The Missouri Department of Transportation closed two lanes on westbound I-64 at the Poplar Street Bridge until 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The I-70 express lanes into downtown remain closed until mid-November to let crews working on the Mississippi River Bridge take advantage of a maintenance closure to complete work on the bridge. The ramp from westbound I-70 to Madison is closed for 45 days so crews can reconstruct the ramp for the Missouri I-70 interchange. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Technology company discontinues traffic report service on and closes its St. Louis office.
For drivers in the St. Louis region who took out their cell phones and punched in 511 to check for traffic delays before starting a trip, they will have to find an alternative beginning Wednesday The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) service for the St. Louis area ended Tuesday, Jan. 31. For the past five years MoDOT 511 has been provided by Navteq, a computer mapping and traffic reporting service owned by the Finnish company, Nokia. The contract between MoDOT and Navteq expired this past June, but the service continued on a month-to-month basis. In December, Navteq announced it was discontinuing its traffic reporting service and closing regional offices across the country. An editor with the St. Louis Navteq office told Patch …