Tag Archives: Capital Projects

Metro Hosts Third Public Meeting

With a new transit center slated to open next year, Metro is inviting input from Metro customers and the public about MetroBus service in North St. Louis County. An informal, open-house style meeting will be held Oct. 7, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Riverview- Hall Transit Center at 9021 Riverview in St. Louis. […]

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Find Out About Our Civic Center Transit Center Expansion

Bi-State Development Agency/Metro will host two informational meetings on June 25 focusing on the planned expansion of one of Metro’s busiest transit hubs, the Civic Center Transit Center. Located at 14th and Spruce Streets in downtown St. Louis, the transit center serves MetroLink and 18 MetroBus routes. Metro is restructuring the property to more effectively […]

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Metro Moves Forward With New Transit Projects

In an effort to build a better transit experience for you and to fulfill a promise in our long-range transit plan, Moving Transit Forward, two new exciting Metro transit projects are about to get underway. We are building a new transit center and expanding one of our busiest transit hubs. The new transit center will […]

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The Eads Bridge during construction.

Metro Announces Major Project to Restore Eads Bridge

Metro Transit today announced it will restore the historic Eads Bridge in what is the first extensive rehabilitation of the support structure of the bridge in its 138-year history. The work is needed to protect this national landmark and upgrade an important piece of the region’s $1.8 billion transit infrastructure so it can continue to […]

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Former Planet Mazda to Become North County Transit Center & Maintenance Facility in Ferguson, MO

Since 2001, Metro has been realigning the entire transit system to operate a more effective “hub-and-spoke” service strategy that allows for shorter neighborhood routes to transport customers to more direct, higher-frequency connections to regional employment centers and other major destinations. North St. Louis County is currently the region’s fastest-growing transit market and accounts for almost […]

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As Rail Improvement Project Begins, Section of UMSL South Park-Ride Lot Will Close Until 2013

Metro will officially begin a new light rail improvement project on Monday, November 7, at the UMSL South MetroLink Station. What does that mean for MetroLink riders? The south section of the Park-Ride lot at the UMSL South MetroLink Station will be closed for the duration of the construction project, which is scheduled to be […]

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MetroLink Schedule Changes Through Oct. For Construction near Eads Bridge

Evening and late night MetroLink operations will be modified through early October starting tonight, August 12, so crews can upgrade the light rail track system just east of the Eads Bridge. During this time, Blue Line trains will operate between the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station and the Civic Center MetroLink Station only. Eastbound Blue Line passengers […]

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RIDER ALERT: MetroLink Single Tracking July 18-19 Evening & July 23-24 Daytime for Construction

Update: Single tracking has been cancelled for Tuesday, July 19. MetroLink will continue with regular evening service. Next week, Metro will continue with projects in Illinois and preparation for the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project. To allow time and access for crews, MetroLink will operate on a single-track during these times. If you are traveling, you may […]

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Rider Alert: Single Tracking After 8pm May 23 – 26 for Eads Bridge Construction

MetroLink riders may experience brief delays in the evening next week due to construction crews on the Eads Bridge. Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23 through Thursday, May 26, until the end of service each night, MetroLink will operate a special schedule to accommodate work on the Eads Bridge. Red Line trains will […]

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A Grand Demolition! Photos from Grand Bridge & Elevator Towers Demolition March 19-20

Despite some rain on Saturday night, the first weekend of the demolition of the Grand Bridge and Grand MetroLink Station elevator towers resulted in plenty of destruction. Both elevator towers are gone, and much of the Grand Avenue road deck on the bridge has been removed. Crews worked around the clock this past weekend given […]

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