ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Traffic on I-64 will slow and intermittently stop starting on Tuesday February 19th for rock blasting. The first blast will be on February 21st. Traffic will slow and could potentially stop weekdays at 2pm for up to one month. MODOT says blasting could happen every week day while they work on the area.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says the blasting work is necessary to connect to the Katy Trail in St. Charles County.
Eastbound traffic will slow at the Route 94 interchange. Westbound traffic will slow at the Boone’s Crossing interchange. E
Construction of the new I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge began in January and should be open to traffic in 2014.
More info: www.modot.org/boonebridge
See video of the Blanchette bridge blast: