At the 9 months remaining time period of I-64 project The Bob Show interviewed MODOT on location
March 20, 2009 - Jen Collins and Bryan Kreutz were on location with Linda Wilson from MODOT and Dan Galvin from Granite Construction Company a contractor company hired and based out of Watsonville, CA. The Interstate 64 project began in 2007 and is a multi-bilion dollar project planned to expand and enhance the higway in St.Louis,MO. Ultimatly the highway will have 8 lanes to the west of Interstate 170 and 6 lanes to the east of Interstate 170. The I-64 project is scheduled to be completed and fully driveable by December 31, 2009. The Bob Wells Show would like to thank MODOT for allowing the inside look and interview on the actual site location.
Linda Wilson (Left) Dan Galvin (Center) Jennifer Collins (Right)
Linda Wilson (Left) Jennifer Collins (Center) Dan Galvin (Right)
Bryan Kreutz at the new Forrest Park pedestrian tunnel MODOT project
The pre-cast concrete components put together making a large tunnel will create a pedestrian crossing under the new Hampton overpass area. The measurements are 132-feet long, 12-feet high and 20-feet wide.
Bryan Kreutz at the Forrest Park end of the MODOT I-64 construction project
Jen Collins in the middle of the formerly paved I-64 Highway between Hampton & McCausland. The old pavement is being crushed into small pieces of rubble and will be used as a base underneath the new pavement.
Dan Galvin (Left) Bryan Kreutz (Left Middle) Jen Collins (right middle) Linda Wilson (Right)
The slight hill of east I-64 between Brentwood and Hanley will be removed thus giving a better traffic flow so vehicles do not slow down not knowing what to expect over the hill ahead. The demolition has begun and is seen in the background of this image.
Bryan Kreutz asking questions during the radio interview of the I-64 MODOT Project