The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed the Martin Luther King Bridge to perform extensive repairs to the ramps and roadways leading to the Martin Luther King Bridge.

The Martin Luther King Bridge will remain closed through early fall of 2019.

Motorists are urged to plan accordingly and use alternate routes including the I-70 Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate forms of transportation including carpooling and public tranportation.

Gateway Guide Offers Live Views of St. Louis Traffic
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com) – Does your daily commute catch you by surprise? Is it smooth sailing or are there crashes and other incidents on your path home that will cause you delays? Check out MoDOT’s new and improved Gatewayguide.com website for live traffic information and alerts before you leave for work or home.

MoDOT’s new GatewayGuide.com website shows nearly 300 live camera views updating every couple of seconds, displays real-time information on incidents and work zones with lane closures and is mobile friendly for your smart phone or other cellular device.

“You can sign up for personalized My STL Traffic alerts specific to the highway you use at the times you need it each day,” said MoDOT Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair. “These alerts can be sent to you by text or email to the device you choose and will inform you of crashes or other lane closures. Our goal is to keep traffic moving. The better informed you are of current road conditions, the better choices you can make for a quick, safe trip.”

The new website provides a tour of camera views from one end of an interstate to the other. It also shows a live Twitter feed from  MoDOT’s @StLouisTraffic. Check out the new website at www.gatewayguide.com.