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Various exits downtown to close this weekend for Fair St. Louis

The good news for motorists this holiday weekend is all work zone activity will end at noon Friday, July 1, and will not resume until 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. However, several interstate exit and entrance ramps in downtown St. Louis will be closed for the Fair St. Louis activities this weekend.

Fair St. Louis ramp closures include the following:

• 9 a.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

– Marion/8th Street on ramp to northbound I-55 closed

– Memorial Drive closed from Poplar Street Bridge to Washington Ave (in front of the Arch)

– Northbound I-55 exit ramp to Memorial Drive closed

– Memorial Drive ramp to westbound I-70 closed

– Westbound Poplar Street Bridge exit to Memorial Drive closed

• 4:30 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

– Eastbound I-70 exit to Memorial Drive/Pine Street closed

– Veiled Prophet Parade on Saturday, July 2 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

– Eastbound I-64 exit to 20th Chestnut closed

– Westbound I-64 exit to 21st/Market closed

The I-70 reversible lanes will reopen the afternoon of Friday, July 1. The lanes had been closed since mid-May for the construction of the Cass Avenue bridge. Crews are completing emergency repairs due to the sewer damage on Sunday and then the lanes will reopen sometime Friday afternoon.

On Thursday, June 30, the bridge girders will be placed for the new Holly Hills bridge over I-55. Two to three lanes northbound will be closed overnight starting at 8 p.m. After 11 p.m., there will be intermittent 10-minute closures of all northbound lanes while the bridge girders are placed.

For additional work zone information, go to

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    Various exits downtown to close this weekend for Fair St. Louis

    The good news for motorists this holiday weekend is all work zone activity will end at noon Friday, July 1, and will not resume until 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. However, several interstate exit and entrance ramps in downtown St. Louis will be closed for the Fair St. Louis activities this weekend.

    Fair St. Louis ramp closures include the following:

    • 9 a.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

    – Marion/8th Street on ramp to northbound I-55 closed

    – Memorial Drive closed from Poplar Street Bridge to Washington Ave (in front of the Arch)

    – Northbound I-55 exit ramp to Memorial Drive closed

    – Memorial Drive ramp to westbound I-70 closed

    – Westbound Poplar Street Bridge exit to Memorial Drive closed

    • 4:30 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Tuesday:

    – Eastbound I-70 exit to Memorial Drive/Pine Street closed

    – Veiled Prophet Parade on Saturday, July 2 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    – Eastbound I-64 exit to 20th Chestnut closed

    – Westbound I-64 exit to 21st/Market closed

    The I-70 reversible lanes will reopen the afternoon of Friday, July 1. The lanes had been closed since mid-May for the construction of the Cass Avenue bridge. Crews are completing emergency repairs due to the sewer damage on Sunday and then the lanes will reopen sometime Friday afternoon.

    On Thursday, June 30, the bridge girders will be placed for the new Holly Hills bridge over I-55. Two to three lanes northbound will be closed overnight starting at 8 p.m. After 11 p.m., there will be intermittent 10-minute closures of all northbound lanes while the bridge girders are placed.

    For additional work zone information, go to

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