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Wellington Avenue Bridge over River Des Peres to close Monday

6:14 AM, Apr 30, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) -- The Wellington Avenue Bridge over the River Des Peres will close for construction at 9 a.m. on April 30 for 14 months, according to Mayor Francis Slay's Office.

The Wellington Avenue Bridge is accessed by Wabash from the south and by Ellendale/McCausland from the north.

Soutbound traffic at McCaulsand and Arsenal will be detoured to head east on Arsenal Street to Jamieson, south on Jamieson to Lansdowne and then west on Lansdowne to Wabash.  Drivers heading southound from Lansdowne and Wabash will be detoured to east on Lansdowne to Jamieson, north on Jamieson to Arsenal and then west on Arsenal to Ellendale/McCausland.

During the closure, workers will be removing and replacing the bridge.  The alignment of the bridge is being modified to eliminate the sharp turn at the northwest end of the bridge.

KSDK

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