Traffic Alert: MoDot Halts I-270 Blasting For Rain, Labor Day
Friday's rock blasts and I-270 closures between I-44 and Manchester Road are canceled due to rain and the holiday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation that it canceled its daily Interstate 270 lane closures Friday due to the rain and holiday, according to a news release.
MoDOT has been performing rock blasts and briefly closing I-270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44 as part of the road widening construction project. The closures take place weekdays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., for approximately 15 minutes each time.
The next rock blast will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, according to MoDOT.
The closures are then set to continue weekdays.
All of this construction is weather permitting.
For additional info on road projects or on how to avoid the work zones, drivers can call 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit www.modot.org.