ST LOUIS - Repairs to the Interstate 70 bridge over Earth City Expressway/Route 141 will impact traffic next week on three nights, weather permitting. On each night, different ramps to and from Earth City Expressway/Route 141 and I-70 will be closed. The repairs to the I-70 bridge over Earth City Expressway are included in the Missouri Department of Transportation's contract on the I-70 Blanchette Bridge with Walsh Construction Co.
The ramp closures will begin at 8 p.m. and will reopen by 5 a.m. The work is scheduled next week to avoid the concerts at Verizon Amphitheater.
•· Monday, September 10 - the closure of westbound I-70 exit to Earth City south and the ramp from Earth City south to eastbound I-70.
•· Wednesday, September 12 - the closure of eastbound I-70 exit to Earth City north and the ramp from Earth City north to westbound I-70.
•· Thursday, September 13 - two ramps may be closed if the crews did not complete the work the previous nights. At this time, the specific two ramps for closure is not known. It will be marked that night if needed.
For more information on the I-70 Blanchette Bridge work including the bridge repairs at at I-70 and Earth City Expressway, visit www.modot.org/blanchettebridge . MoDOT reminds motorists to slow down in work zones and avoid distractions to keep yourself and the workers safe.