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August 24, 2020 – For immediate release
MoDOT closes I-270 North this weekend at
Washington Street/Elizabeth Avenue for bridge demolition
ST. LOUIS – Drivers who plan to travel I-270 in North St. Louis County next weekend may want to find alternates as crews will completely close the interstate at Washington Street/Elizabeth Avenue.
Crews will close I-270 in both directions from 9 p.m. on Friday, August 28 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 31 to demolish the Washington Street/Elizabeth Avenue bridge over the interstate.
Westbound traffic will exit at Elizabeth Avenue/Washington Street (Exit 28) and travel Dunn Road to the I-270 westbound entrance ramp.
Eastbound traffic will exit at New Florissant Road (Exit 27) and take the newly constructed Pershall Road to the I-270 eastbound entrance ramp.
Drivers are encouraged to visit the I-270 North Project website at www.i270north.org to learn more about planned detours and details of the project, including a project overview and graphic displays of planned construction. Travelers can also contact MoDOT’s customer service center at 1-314-275-1500 or contact the I-270 North Project Team at: I270North@modot.mo.gov