(KMOV) -- MoDOT temporarily shut down the Eads Bridge.
MoDOT says the closure will impact both MetroLink passengers and motorists.
The bridge will reopen at 3 a.m. Monday, October 24.
MetroLink passengers will be transported by bus between the Arch-Laclede's Landing MetroLink Station and the 5th & Missouri MetroLink Station from the beginning of service on Saturday, October 22, until the end of service on Sunday night, October 23. Only Red Line service will be provided in Illinois on Saturday or Sunday.
The East Riverfront MetroLink Station will be closed to customers but MetroBus shuttles will operate between the East Riverfront station and the 5th and Missouri MetroLink Station. The East Riverfront MetroLink Station will reopen Monday morning, October 24, at the start of service.
MoDOT suggests MetroLink customers traveling between Missouri and Illinois to allow an extra 20 to 30 minutes for their weekend commutes. Specific details about how the bus shuttles will operate can be found on Metro's website.
MetroLink customers should also expect delays Friday, October 21, starting at 8 p.m. to accommodate construction crews on the tracks near the East Riverfront MetroLink Station. The bus shuttle operation will also be in place the weekend of November 12-13.
Updates on MetroLink operations can be found in the Rider Alert section or by calling Customer Service at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.