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Updated: MoDOT will close eastbound and westbound lanes of I-270 north at Washington/Elizabeth for two nights this week

Missouri Department of Transportation | St Louis District
1590 Woodlake Drive | Chesterfield MO 63017-5712
314.275.1500  Fax: 573.522.6475

For more information, contact MoDOT Customer Service at (314) 275-1500
Nina M. Thompson, I-270 North Project Communications Coordinator 
(314) 370-4187 Nina.Thompson@modot.mo.gov

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October 15, 2020 — For immediate release

ST. LOUIS — Motorists who regularly use I-270 in North St. Louis County should be aware that the Missouri Department of Transportation will close all eastbound I-270 lanes at Washington/Elizabeth nightly beginning Friday, October 16.

In addition, westbound I-270 traffic will be reduced to a single lane with 15-20-minute intermittent closures.

The nightly closures are scheduled to take place Friday, October 16 through Saturday, October 17 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m.  Motorists can use Pershall Road as a detour route.

The closures will allow workers to set beams (girders) in place that will support the bridge deck.

Drivers are encouraged to visit the I-270 North Project website at: www.i270north.org to learn more about planned detours and details of the project, including a project overview and graphic displays of planned construction. Travelers can also contact MoDOT’s customer service center at 1-314-275-1500 or the I-270 North Project Team at: I-270North@modot.mo.gov.

 

MoDOT will close Dunn Rd. at Washington St. starting Monday, October 12 at 6 a.m.

Missouri Department of Transportation | St Louis District
1590 Woodlake Drive | Chesterfield MO 63017-5712
314.275.1500  Fax: 573.522.6475

For more information, contact MoDOT Customer Service at (314) 275-1500
Nina M. Thompson, I-270 North Project Communications Coordinator 
(314) 370-4187 Nina.Thompson@modot.mo.gov

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October 7, 2020 — For immediate release

ST. LOUIS — Motorists who regularly use I-270 in north St. Louis County should be aware that the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the intersection of Dunn Rd. and Washington St. at 6 a.m. Monday, October 12 for three weeks.

The closure will allow the removal of the existing intersection pavement and rebuilding the intersection with new pavement to connect to the new Washington St./Elizabeth Ave. bridge over I-270.
New Florissant Rd. will serve as the primary detour route for travelers accessing Washington St. All detours will be marked.

Drivers are encouraged to visit the I-270 North Project website at: www.i270north.org to learn more about planned detours and details of the project, including a project overview and graphic displays of planned construction. Travelers can also contact MoDOT’s customer service center at 1-314-275-1500 or the I-270 North Project Team at: I-270North@modot.mo.gov.