MoDOT to close eastbound I-64 at Jefferson this weekend

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Transportation will close eastbound I-64 between Jefferson Ave. and Illinois Route 3 beginning Friday, Sept. 28th.

People heading into downtown St. Louis or Illinois this weekend should consider using I-70 or I-225/I-270, using rideshare or carpooling or taking Metro.

Crews will be replacing an expansion joint that crosses all eastbound I-64 lanes over the Mississippi River during the closure. This closure was rescheduled from earlier in Sept.

On Friday, Sept. 28th, crews will close:

  • The ramp from westbound I-44/northbound I-55 to eastbound I-64 will close at 7 p.m. The detour to Illinois/I-64 will be marked.
  • Eastbound I-64 at Jefferson at 8 p.m. The detour will be marked.
  • The ramps from Pine Street and 6th Street to eastbound I-64 will close at 7 p.m.
  • The ramps from eastbound I-64 to 20th/Chestnut, 14th, 11th and 6th streets will not be available as they are in the closed portion of the interstate.

The eastbound ramps and lanes will reopen by 6 am on Monday, Oct. 1st.

Related information: Poplar Street Bridge Project