RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 18: Lanes Closed on I-64 at Chesterfield Airport Road Two Nights
ST LOUIS - Interstate 64 will be reduced to only one lane open overnight for two nights next week for construction at the new Chesterfield Airport Road ramp bridge. Crews will be shifting the lanes on I-64 to create a work area in the median of I-64 at this bridge. Beginning at 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, crews will close one lane and then two lanes of eastbound I-64. After the eastbound lanes are striped and moved over, lanes will be closed on westbound I-64. All lanes of I-64 will be open to traffic no later than 5 a.m. If necessary, crews will complete the work westbound on the evening of Wednesday, June 19, with the lane closures from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. The work is weather permitting and may shift a day in case of rain, which would prevent restriping.
The work zone for the construction of the new Chesterfield Airport Road ramp to westbound I-64 will still have three normal sized lanes for I-64 traffic in both directions. However, the shoulders will be reduced to only two feet. The lanes shifted over for this work zone will remain in place until this fall. The ramp from Chesterfield Airport Road to westbound I-64 will remain open during construction, however the ramp will be narrowed.
The Walsh-Alberici Joint Venture is constructing the $110.9 million new I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River bridge. The project includes a new interchange at Chesterfield Airport Road, including the extension of the North Outer Road to connect to the westbound I-64 ramp. In addition, crews will build a fourth lane for westbound I-64 starting with the entrance ramp from Chesterfield Airport Road and ending as the exit ramp to Route 94. The entire project will be complete by December 2015.
For more information on the I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge project, visit www.modot.org/boonebridge.