Twin Ports Interchange local roads improvement project
In St. Louis County
46th Avenue West
Up to five days of paving work in August with lane closures
Concrete pavement repairs and accessibilty improvements
27th Avenue West
Up to five nights of paving work in August with lane closures
Flagger control – three to five days in August
Access to local businesses will be provided
New rail crossings by BNSF (August)
This work was originally scheduled in May, however the new crossings are on back-order due to a high demand resulting from flood-damaged crossings in many parts of the country.
Four locations and one removal
Closure of Railroad Street for two weeks beginning in early August
Access to local businesses will be provided.
About this project
This local roads improvement project is being done to ensure these roads are in good condition prior to the start of construction on the Twin Ports Interchange project. The TPI project is scheduled to begin in 2020. During the three year construction project, motorists will be encouraged to use local streets as alternative routes.
Summary of work
46th Avenue West: Install a thin bituminous overlay from Hwy 2 to Grand Avenue
27th Avenue West: Install a thin bituminous overlay from I-35 to Michigan Street
Garfield Avenue and Railroad Street intersection: Modify intersection to minimize delays, make turning movements safer and increase pavement strength
Railroad Street: Remove two inches of pavement and overlay two inches of bituminous
Garfield Avenue: Rehabilitate concrete pavement and restripe to four lanes until 2023. A temporary traffic control signal system will be installed at the Garfield/Railroad intersection in early 2020.
New railroad crossing surfaces on Railroad Street, remove the vacated crossing