Boone Bridge Demolition Scheduled for Tomorrow Morning…

Starting at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 18, crews will close all lanes on eastbound and westbound I-64 between Boone’s Crossing in St. Louis County and Route K in St. Charles County.  Additional closures include:

  • 9 a.m. – the ramps from Chesterfield Airport Road and North Outer Road to westbound I-64 will close.
  • 9:45 a.m. – the ramps from Route 94 and Research Park to eastbound I-64 and the ramp from Boone’s Crossing to westbound I-64 will close.

Daniel Boone Bridge

The interstate will be closed for approximately an hour.  All lanes will reopen after debris from the demolition has been removed from I-64.  This will be the first of two blasts to take down the old bridge.  The second demolition will be held at a later date.

There is limited public viewing for the blast, but those interested in watching can park at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex located at 17925 North Outer 40 Road.  Parking is at the west end, between the A Fields parking lot.  Spectators will then have to walk down the Monarch Levee Trail for about a mile to the posted viewing area.

Drone operators are advised that there will be no flying allowed due to the proximity to Spirit of St. Louis Airport.Construction on the $111 million Boone Bridge project began in January 2013.  The new eastbound bridge opened to traffic in June.  The 1980s bridge was then rehabbed and opened to westbound traffic in November.

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Daniel Boone Bridge Closes Two Lanes… Westbound Lane Shifted for One Year

TrafficThe Missouri Department of Transportation andWalsh-Alberici, will be closing two lanes of traffic both eastbound and westbound on Wednesday and Thursday as part of work on the new Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge.On Wednesday, June 4 crews will close the two right lanes eastbound I-64 across the Boone Bridge from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The closures will allow crews to pour concrete for the new eastbound bridge.On Thursday, June 5 crews will close lanes westbound I-64 before the Boone Bridge to shift traffic. Crews will close a single right lane at 8 p.m. and then the two right lanes from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. the next morning. The right lane closure will remain in place until 10 a.m. The left lane will also be closed eastbound I-64 at Research Park from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning.

When the lanes reopen, drivers will still have three through lanes on westbound I-64, but those lanes will be narrowed to 11-feet and shifted to the right. The westbound lane shift will be in place for one year.

 All work is weather permitting. Motorists are reminded to slow down in the work zone. For more information on the I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge project, go to

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