Dec. 10, 2018: Later this week crews are scheduled to open the new southbound Route 61 exit and entrance ramps at Route P/Peine Road. Weather permitting, the ramps will open on Thursday, December 13. The exact time for the opening has not been set. When the new exit and entrance ramps open, the turn to and from Champions Lane will be permanently closed.
Dec. 3, 2018 - 2:55 p.m. Both lanes on the new Route 47 Missouri River Bridge opened to traffic this afternoon! For more information on the new bridge, go to https://www.modot.org/route-47-missouri-river-bridge.
WASHINGTON – The new Route 47 Missouri River Bridge in Washington will soon open to traffic, but before that the public will get a chance to check out the new bridge.
A public event will be held on the new bridge on Saturday, December 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the bridge at 3 p.m. Local, state and federal officials will be on hand to cut the ribbon.
St. Charles County, Wentzville and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials will gather at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, to commemorate the completion of an important part of a project promised to families who have lost loved ones on U.S. 61 in Wentzville. A new bridge over the highway will eliminate the at-grade intersections of Route P and Peine Road with U.S. 61. This new bridge opens next week.