Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Headed to the East Side for Halloween Revelry? Don't Take I-64. It'll Be Closed.
By Nicholas Phillips
on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:32 AM
their costumes more than when they put them on, know this:
You can't get to the East Side tonight via I-64 (a.k.a. "Highway 40.")
It'll be closed between Jefferson Avenue and the Poplar Street Bridge from 8 pm Wednesday until 5:30 am Thursday, sayeth
the Missouri Department of Transportation.
What they're doing is removing that concrete barrier in the downtown
section of 40, which causes such a tight squeeze, it's almost impossible
to text while driving. So this work is necessary.
If you really want your IL-side tricks and treats, you should head all the way down Jefferson Avenue and head east on I-44, merge onto I-55 then hop onto the Poplar Street Bridge and cross the river that way.
Here's all the deets from MoDOT
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