Lane closures in downtown St. Louis this weekend -

Lane closures in downtown St. Louis this weekend

(KMOV) – Major traffic backups are expected on Interstate 64/Highway 40 this weekend, due to the Great Forest Park Balloon Race.

MoDOT plans to close two lanes of east-bound Interstate 64 in downtown St. Louis tonight, as well as the entrance ramp from Interstate 55 to the Poplar Street Bridge.

In addition, two of four lanes on I-55 will be closed in both directions, except for several hours before and after the Cardinals game Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

Crews are continuing construction of the new Union Road bridge.

Motorists can expect some delays during the construction work.

For more information, visit these links:

Westbound Route 40 Daniel Boone Bridge over the Missouri River

Eastbound I-64 between 22nd St. and PSB; Northbound I-55 between Gravois and PSB

Eastbound I-70 at Route 370; Eastbound Route 370 at I-70

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