The Delor Bridge over Interstate 55 will be closed this weekend for the bridge replacement project.
Motorists affected by this bridge closure can detour to Virginia, Bates, Loughborough or 4500 South Broadway.
This week, crews will begin prep work for the bridge demolition that will take place this coming weekend. There will be a full closure of Interstate 55 from Carondelet to 4500 Broadway starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and reopening by 5 a.m. on Monday, March 21 to allow the contractor to safely remove Delor Bridge. Motorists can use the following detour while this section of Interstate 55 is closed:
· Southbound I-55 - Exit at Broadway and turn left. Turn right on River City Casino Boulevard. Continue to Carondelet Avenue and follow to I-55.
· Northbound I-55 - Exit at Carondelet and turn right. Continue on River City Casino Boulevard. Turn left on Broadway and follow to I-55.
For more information on the I-55 closure, visit MoDot's website by clicking here.