New I-70 projects prompt lane closures -

New I-70 projects prompt lane closures

KMOV - The Missouri Department of Transportation will restrict eastbound lanes of I-70 at the Blanchette Bridge on Tuesday. In addition, the 5th Street ramp to eastbound I-70 will be closed.

Beginning Wednesday, August 19th, the two far right lanes of eastbound I-70 will be closed for bridge inspection. The lane closures will occur from 10am to 7pm daily, Monday through Friday, for approximately two weeks.

During these lane closures, access to eastbound Interstate 70 from the 5th street on ramp in the city of St. Charles will be closed for safety. Motorists are advised to use Veterans Memorial Parkway west to Route 94 to go eastbound on I-70.

Message boards and signs advising motorists of the detour will be in place. For traffic information call 5-1-1 from most cell phones or 877-478-5511.

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