Tag Archives: Eads Bridge Rehab

Eads Bridge Rehabilitation Blast Containment Protects Environment, Workers

If you have been on Laclede’s Landing or taken MetroLink across the Eads Bridge lately, then you may have noticed a white cocoon-like tarp covering a small section of the bridge on the north side. It is called the blast containment area and crews installed it as part of the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project which […]

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The Eads Bridge Project: Extending the Life of an Important National Landmark Still in Use Every Day

As the new year arrives, you will start to see more construction activities on the historic Eads Bridge rail deck. If you travel back and forth over the bridge on MetroLink, you may have noticed workers installing scaffolding during the past few months. The scaffolding will provide a platform from which tradesmen who are restoring […]

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Eads Bridge Rehabilitation – Project Update for September

If you’ve been down on  the St. Louis Riverfront recently, you may have noticed a barge and man-lift working on the northwest side of the Eads Bridge. Yes, the bridge rehabilitation project is finally moving forward in a way that you can actually see for yourself! In preparation for this project, Metro installed a new […]

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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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MetroBus Shuttles to Transport Customers Between Wellston and N. Hanley MetroLink Stations This Weekend

Metro will not operate trains between the Wellston MetroLink Station and the North Hanley MetroLink Station this Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20 due to construction near the UMSL South MetroLink Station. Customers will be transported by bus shuttles between those stations and should allow an extra 20 to 25 minutes for their commutes Saturday and […]

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Construction Work Continues through Sunday on Eads Bridge – MetroLink Service Affected

Construction work at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station continues this week. Here is a list of service changes affecting MetroLink riders due to the construction: Monday through Friday & Sunday, November 20 MetroLink will operate on a single track at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station starting at 8 p.m. every weeknight and on Sunday night. Red Line […]

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Blues Fans Who Take MetroLink from Illinois to the Game Will Get Help from MetroBus Saturday Night

Construction work on the Eads Bridge will continue this weekend through the end of service on Sunday night, November 13.  During that time the bridge will be closed to both MetroLink and automobile traffic.  The East Riverfront MetroLink Station will also be closed to customers. Blues fans traveling to Saturday’s game via MetroLink from Illinois […]

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MetroLink Customers Should Allow Extra Time This Weekend for Bus Shuttle

The Eads Bridge will be closed to both MetroLink and vehicular traffic on Saturday and Sunday so that crews can work on the rails near the East Riverfront MetroLink Station. MetroLink customers traveling between Missouri and Illinois should allow an extra 20 to 30 minutes for their weekend commutes. MetroLink passengers will be transported by […]

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Eads Bridge to Close This Weekend; MetroLink Customers Should Allow Extra Time for Bus Shuttle Over River

The Eads Bridge will close to traffic at 8 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 21, for construction and will reopen at 3 a.m. Monday. To keep MetroLink passengers moving, Metro will operate a bus shuttle. MetroLink passengers will be transported by bus between the Arch-Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station and the 5th & Missouri MetroLink Station from […]

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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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