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Source: US State of Missouri

ST. CHARLES COUNTY- The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the eastbound I-70 Blanchette Missouri River Bridge overnight Wednesday, October 28.  

Starting Wednesday, October 28 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday, October 29, the two lanes on the eastbound bridge will be closed. The on-ramp from 5th Street to eastbound 70 will also be closed during this time. 

During this closure, crews will begin preparing to remove the barrier wall and return all lanes to their respective bridges. During the first two weeks of November, similar closures will take place as crews prepare these changes.

More information will the exact dates of the two-week closure will be sent out as the schedule is confirmed.

All eastbound I-70 traffic will use the two lanes on the westbound bridge. Motorists can use Route 94 as a detour route.

For more on roadway closures due to construction and additional work zone information go to  For real-time traffic, visit All work is weather permitting and may be shifted due to inclement weather.