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Heads Up: MoDOT's Lindbergh and 270 Project Wrap Up May Cause Traffic Delays Friday

Plus, commuters should consider alternative routes for two other October days as MoDOT prepares to open a new interchange and ramp at eastbound I-270 and Lindbergh.

If your daily commute includes Lindbergh Boulevard near I-270 in Hazelwood, you might want to consider taking a different way to work on three October days.

On Friday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 12, MoDOT will continue making the final preparations to open the new interchange and ramp at eastbound I-270 and Lindbergh on Oct. 13.

Here’s what the schedule looks like.

  • Friday, October 5: New traffic signal at Lindbergh and the eastbound I-270 ramp will be activated and placed on flash.
  • Friday, October 12: Short duration lane and shoulder closures at night (up to 15 minutes) to remove and replace signs. These closures will be during non-peak traffic hours.
  • Saturday, October 13: The new ramp opens.  The old ramp from eastbound I-270 to northbound Lindbergh will be closed and barricaded.

“This construction is part of a project to widen and split the existing ramp from eastbound I-270 to southbound Lindbergh and install a new traffic signal on Lindbergh at the top of the ramp,” MoDOT said in a press release, adding that drivers will likely experience delays during this work and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

If you need ideas on how to avoid work zones or have other questions about your commute, you can contact MoDOT at 1-888-ASK-MODOT, or visit www.modot.org.

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