Kingshighway - Forest Park Parkway Intersection Reconstruction

A project to create a traditional intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway began December 5. 

The current configuration, with Forest Park Parkway running under Kingshighway, presents challenges for drivers accessing the medical center, the Central West End and Forest Park. Eastbound Forest Park Parkway drivers cannot turn onto northbound Kingshighway. Drivers on Kingshighway cannot access westbound Forest Park Parkway from either direction.  

Information found on this page details the benefits, impact and timeline of the project. 

More Information On the Project

City shares information on delayed opening of Forest Park Pkwy west of Kingshighway

April 28, 2017 - Soil conditions around the MetroLink tracks west of Kingshighway have required additional engineering prior to constructing a tunnel over the tracks, which will run under Forest Park Parkway.

Going, going, gone

March 24, 2017 - Contractors finished filling in under Kingshighway this month with 9,000 cubic yards of infill material. 

March 11-12: Eastbound Forest Park closed Kingshighway to Euclid

March 11 and 12, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., the retaining wall will be demolished along the eastbound lane of Forest Park Ave., between Kingshighway and Euclid. The eastbound lane will close. 

Alternatives to Kingshighway

Employees working at the medical center should take alternate routes and avoid Kingshighway altogether. Kingshighway is the front door for patients, their families and visitors. Read more about the easily-accessible alternatives.   

Kingshighway/Forest Park intersection work underway

A project to create a traditional intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway began December 5.

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