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MoDOT to Start Work on Sidewalk, Pavement Updates on Olive
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), July 23, 2014 - The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor, Krupp Construction, are working to make updates to Route 340 (Olive Boulevard) between I-170 and Lindbergh.

Over the next several months, crews will be working on updating sidewalks and pedestrian crossings between Warson Road and Dielman Industrial Drive. At the end of the project, they will place a thin pavement overlay on the roadway.

Crews may have one lane closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily, starting July 28, near where they are working on the sidewalks.

People will be able to access all the businesses along Olive Boulevard while crews are working, although entrances may be narrowed during work.

In mid- to late September crews will be closing one lane on Olive in each direction, at night, for the pavement overlay work. Crews will close the lanes between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.


MoDOT to Close I-44 Downtown July 11 - 13, 2014
MoDot crews work through ninety plus degree heat on Saturday, July 12, as they placed forty massive 100-foot, 14-ton girders over Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis, as part of the Park Over the Highway project.

MoDOT to Close I-44 Downtown July 11 - 13, 2014
MoDot crews work through ninety plus degree heat on Saturday, July 12, as they placed forty massive 100-foot, 14-ton girders over Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis, as part of the Park Over the Highway project.
MoDOT to Close I-44 Downtown July 11 - 13, 2014
Derek Hoeferlin, assistant professor of Architecture at Washington University, brought his family, Max (age 3) and wife Caron who holding Jake (age 1), on Saturday morning to watch MoDot crews place forty massive 100-foot, 14-ton girders over Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis.
Park Over Highway at Gateway Arch Finally Begins to Shape
by Betty Moore, SLFP.com
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), July 12, 2014 - MoDOT crews sweated through ninety degree temperatures on Saturday to place forty massive 100-foot, 14-ton girders over I-44 in downtown St. Louis, as part of the Park Over the Highway project.

Cranes lifted each girder from a flatbed truck on the highway and guided by workers on either side, placed it into position, created a roof over the concrete below.

Chuck Wilbur, who has an engineering degree, rode his bicycle from Afton, to view the construction process unfolding beneath the Gateway Arch.

"I had heard about how long and heavy these girders and just wanted to see them dropped into place," stated Wilbur over the din of construction noise. "Plus, I'm a supporter of Great Rivers Greenway, Trailnet and all those groups who are working to make this city more walkable, bikable and connected that way.

As the 'roof over the highway' began to take shape, curious onlookers gathered behind the chainlink fence to watch the action below.

Derek Hoeferlin, assistant professor of Architecture at Washington University, brought his family, Jake (age 1), wife Caron and Max (age 3), on Saturday morning to watch the construction.

"We have been following the project and I wanted my boys to see the beams being placed," stated Hoeferlin. He acknowledged that he had participated with one of the architecture teams that did not win the competition to build the CityArchRiver project.

The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed all lanes of I-44 in both directions from Broadway to the Poplar Street Bridge over the weekend until until 5 a.m., Monday, July 14, for the project. The Eads Bridge will also be closed until 5 a.m., Monday, July 14, to ensure that interstate traffic moves smoothly.

Detour routes for the closure are marked. Eastbound I 44 will be detoured up and over the closed portions of northbound Memorial to 3rd Street. Interstate traffic will get back on eastbound I-44 after the Martin Luther King Bridge. Westbound I-44 traffic will detour down Broadway. Traffic heading for southbound I-55 will use Spruce to get to the interstate. Traffic heading for eastbound I-64 will take Gratiot to the 6th Street ramp.

The work is part of the overall improvements to access between downtown and the interstate as part of the Park Over the Highway project. Crews will continue to work around Memorial Drive and the interstate ramps near Pine. It is a portion of CityArchRiver 2015, a transformational project that will enhance the Gateway Arch experience for all visitors.

Archived story:
Work Begins on 'Park Over the Highway' Connecting Downtown to the Gateway Arch

Gateway Guide Offers Live Views of St. Louis Traffic
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com) - Does your daily commute catch you by surprise? Is it smooth sailing or are there crashes and other incidents on your path home that will cause you delays? Check out MoDOT's new and improved Gatewayguide.com website for live traffic information and alerts before you leave for work or home.

MoDOT's new GatewayGuide.com website shows nearly 300 live camera views updating every couple of seconds, displays real-time information on incidents and work zones with lane closures and is mobile friendly for your smart phone or other cellular device.

"You can sign up for personalized My STL Traffic alerts specific to the highway you use at the times you need it each day," said MoDOT Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair. "These alerts can be sent to you by text or email to the device you choose and will inform you of crashes or other lane closures. Our goal is to keep traffic moving. The better informed you are of current road conditions, the better choices you can make for a quick, safe trip."

The new website provides a tour of camera views from one end of an interstate to the other. It also shows a live Twitter feed from MoDOT's @StLouisTraffic. Check out the new website at www.gatewayguide.com.


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