ST. LOUIS – As part of ongoing construction work to update six bridges in St. Louis City, crews will close Vandeventer under I-44 this weekend.
Crews will close Vandeventer under I-44 to demolish the bridge, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 Drivers will be able to get from eastbound I-44 on the north side of Vandeventer, and to and from westbound I-44 on the south side of Vandeventer, but will not be able to cross under the interstate.
Detours will be marked.
Vandeventer will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, June 3.
Starting Monday, June 10, crews will reopen the outside lanes on Kingshighway and close the inside lanes. Those are expected to remain closed around the clock until mid-August.
This work replaces interstate bridges at Kingshighway, Thurman and 39th Street and rehabilitates interstate bridges over Vandeventer, Tower Grove and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.