MoDOT is focusing on the 3-mile stretch of highway from Jefferson to Kingshighway in the Central Corridor of St. Louis.The area is seeing a lot of growth, development, and millions of dollars in investment thanks to the City Foundry to the Armory and new apartment buildings.
After community meetings, the agency released a list of project needs and goals for what is being calling Future64.
Amongst the needs of the project are increasing safety for all users including vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians, fixing the concern that I-64 acts as a barrier to the north and south parts of the city, improving the navigation on and off the highway, and maintaining function and capacity for the future.
The project is in the study phase, and will continue into January. According to the recent plan, the goals of the project will be to reuse available space to benefit the community, integrate bicycle and pedestrian design, consolidate access points from the interstate to local streets and support improved land use near transit stations.
At this time, the timeline and cost have not been released.