Wednesday, April 10, 2013
MoDOT had warned drivers that traffic would be stopped Wednesday afternoon.
Update: MoDOT announced that the scheduled blasting would not take place due to predicted rain Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect traffic delays on southbound Interstate 270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, as rock blasting takes place this week. Weather permitting, the blasting is set to begin Wednesday along southbound Interstate 270 at 1 p.m, MoDOT stated in a news release. This means all lanes in both directions of I-270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, will be closed for up to 15 minutes on weekdays.. MoDOT is urging drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times to avoid I-270 and Big Bend Boulevard from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 on weekdays. Big Bend Boulevard …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Lanes close Monday night at 7 p.m. on I-270 as the expansion project begins between Manchester Road and Highway 44.
The Missouri Department of Transportation begins construction on the Interstate 270 Widening Project between Manchester Road (Route 100) and Interstate 44 Monday night. MoDOT will close various lanes on Interstate 270 in this section from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weekdays through early May. Lane closures are necessary for crews to perform paving and restriping work to prepare for the widening work on the interstate. Because of the restrictions on the roadway and rock bluffs, MoDOT will permanently narrow all lanes on northbound and southbound I-270 to 11 feet (the same width as I-44 during the I-64 reconstruction in 2009 and 2010). Upon completion of the project, this section of roadway will still have full width shoulders in most locations. …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
All lanes are now open.
Updated 10:50 a.m. As of 10:45 a.m., all lanes on northbound 270 are open, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Previous story A truck and trailer collided during morning rush hour traffic Wednesday in a wreck that partially closed northbound Interstate 270 at Gravois Road. The trailer was full of construction equipment and firefighters are still clearing the debris. One person was taken to the hospital for injuries, said Deputy Chief Dan Furrer with the Mehlville Fire Protection District.