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July 20, 2021

Take Metro Transit to Avoid the I-64 Closure This Weekend

If your weekend plans include heading to Downtown St. Louis for food, fun and visiting the attractions, then Metro Transit may be a good option if you want to avoid the Interstate 64 closure. All lanes of I-64 will be closed eastbound and westbound starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 23, between Grand Boulevard and Interstate 44. The interstate is scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. on Monday, July 26.

Metro Transit makes it easy. There are 19 free Park-Ride lots at MetroLink stations in St. Louis County in Missouri and St. Clair County in Illinois where you can park and catch the train to downtown St. Louis. Hop on and off MetroLink or MetroBus all day by purchasing a Metro Day Pass for $5 via Transit app or at Ticket Vending Machines located at all MetroLink stations and Metro Transit Centers.

You can plan your trip by using the online Trip Planner or check transit schedules and maps at metrostlouis.org. If you download Transit app to your mobile device, you can also plan your trip and pay for your pass. Metro Transit Information team members are ready to help at 314-231-2345 (phone) or 314-207-9786 (text), from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

About Metro Transit
Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system, which includes 14 battery electric buses and 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 68 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise. 

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