Two lanes shut down on Poplar Street Bridge for road work

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – If your use to using the Poplar Street Bridger going from Illinois to St. Louis for your morning commute, you noticed the traffic nightmare Monday morning, as the two right lanes have been closed. MoDOT has closed the two lanes to conduct road work on the Poplar Street Bridge. The lanes will be closed till midsummer.

The lane closures will also affect Illinois drivers trying to get to a Cardinals game.

MoDOT is urging drives to use alternate routes, such as the Martin Luther King Bridge or the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.