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May 18, 2018 5:21 PM

Washington University Pedestrian Bridge Closure Notice

A pedestrian bridge across Forest Park Parkway connecting Greenway South to south to Washington University Danforth campus is planned to be reconstructed. The work is scheduled to begin full project mobilization on Monday, May 21st.

Please see below project site plan and pedestrian/bicycle detour plan and stay tuned for upcoming roadway traffic detours on Forest Park Parkway and limited Metro temporary schedule revisions with respect to this planned work. Contact the Department of Public Works-Parks office and/or with any questions.

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Latest Update:

August 2, 2018 4:41 PM

This weekend, the steel for the bridge span will be set over Forest Park Parkway and MetroLink.
Extended work hours have been permitted by University City:
Friday August 3, 2018: 10 PM until 7AM. (8/4)
Saturday August 4, 2018: 10PM until 3AM (8/5)
Sunday August 5, 2018: 7:30AM until 11PM
Monday August 6, 2018: 10PM until 6AM (8/7)

MetroLink Blue Line service will be disrupted on August 4 and 5. Work over the rail line will begin after revenue service hours beginning at 1:00 AM on Saturday morning. More information about service between Forest Park DeBaliviere and Forsyth Stations can be found on Metro’s website.
** Forest Park Parkway will be closed from Big Bend to Skinker beginning Friday, August 3 at 6:00AM. The Parkway will be reopened for the morning commute on Tuesday, August 7. **

MetroLink Schedule

Prior Updates

June 12, 2018 3:28 PM

6/12/2018 Update: Starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, through Monday, June 18, Forest Park Parkway will be closed to thru traffic between Big Bend Blvd. and Skinker Blvd. The Parkway will reopen to traffic at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19.