Tag Archives: East Riverfront Interlocking

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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Eads Bridge Construction Affects MetroLink Service, June 6-10

MetroLink customers may experience brief delays during evening commutes next week due to construction crews on the Eads Bridge. Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10, until the end of service each night, MetroLink will operate a special construction schedule to accommodate work on the Eads Bridge.  Red Line trains […]

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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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RIDER ALERT: April 6-7 Single Tracking After 8pm for Grand & Eads Construction

MetroLink will be single tracking Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7 from 8 p.m. until the end of service. Wednesday, April 6 Grand Station Construction Single Track Blue Line trains will operate from Forest Park Station to Shrewsbury station only during single track operations. Eastbound departure times from Airport Terminal #1 (Lambert Airport) will […]

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Officials Gather at North Hanley to Discuss ARRA Projects and Job Creation

Today Mokhtee Ahmad, Regional Administrator for Region 7, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Steven Engelhardt, Office of Congressman Lacy Clay, Brian Goggins, President of Byrne & Jones Construction, John Nations, CEO of Metro, and other Metro representatives gathered to talk about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) projects, public transit, and job creation in St. […]

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East Riverfront Interlocking: Updating the Eads Bridge

The work on the historic Eads Bridge rehabilitation project is expected to take about three years total. The best way to assure a quality rehabilitation, but still maintain service levels, is to perform the work on one track while still running both eastbound and westbound MetroLink trains on the other track. To do that, Metro […]

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