Blanchette Bridge Closure Drawing Closer

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(KTVI) - Expect delays this week getting across the Missouri River in St. Charles. And expect that to increase this weekend as the westbound span of the Blanchette Bridge closes for one year.   And yes, the eastbound will carry all traffic in both directions.

The bridge will close on Friday.

Tom Evers from MoDOT explains what's going to happen and what alternate routes drivers should use.  The $62.7 million dollar bridge replacement project is expected to be complete in one year.

Read more about the Blanchette Bridge project