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U.S. Federal Route 40
St. Louis (City)

U.S. Federal Route 40 is the main east-west expressway through Central St. Louis. This highway runs from the Poplar Street Bridge at downtown to the central-westend and into West County. Over the past 15 year Interstate 64 has been extened along this route. Now I-64 is shieled with U.S. Rt. 40 through out St. Louis. Near downtown, U.S. Rt. 40 turns into a double deck highway. WB traffic on the upper level, and EB on the bottom.

U.S. Rt. 40 is multi-plexed in St. Louis.
Interstate 55, from the Illinois/Missouri State Line for less than a 1/4 mile.
Interstate 64, from the Illinois/Missouri State Line to the St. Louis/Richmond Heights City Limits.


U.S. Rt. 40 intersects the following highways in St. Louis.
Interstate 44, at Downtown.
Interstate 55, at Downtown.


EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at the St. Louis Science Center.

A junction marker on Skinker.

A guide marker on Skinker.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Tamm Drive.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 west of Hampton.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Hampton.

Looking east at I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 from the St. Louis Science Center.

Looking west at I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 from the St. Louis Science Center.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 east of St. Louis Science Center.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Kingshighway.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Taylor.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Tower Grove.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Vandeventer.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at the first EB dual-deck.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 under the first dual-deck.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Vandeventer.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Spring Ave.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Compton.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Compton.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Jefferson.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Jefferson.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Forest Park Parkway/Grand Blvd.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near 14th Street.

A BGS in Downtown St. Louis, near Union Station.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 near Union Station.

WB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at Union Station.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at the second dual-deck.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at the 14th Street exit. (July, 2014)

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 crossing 14th Street. (July, 2014)

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 under the second EB dual-deck.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at 11th Street. (July, 2014)

A guide marker in downtown.

A guide marker north of Downtown St. Louis.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at the last Missouri Exit.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 at 6th Street. (July, 2014)

SB I-55; WB I-64/70; U.S. Rt. 40 at the St. Louis City Limits on the PSB.

The Missouri Welcome Sign on the PSB.

The Missouri Welcome sign on the Poplar Street Bridge-SB I-55; WB I-64/70 U.S. Rt. 40. (September, 2010)

Looking east along the Poplar Street Bridge from the Missouri side.

Looking north at the Poplar Street Bridge from the Mac Arthur Bridge.

Looking east at the Poplar Street Bridge complex from a overlook at Busch Stadium. (August, 2006)

A news report about cracks found on the Poplar Street Bridge on 9/14/2004. Story from FOX 2 St. Louis; KTVI-TV.

SB I-55; WB I-64/70; U.S. Rt. 40 at the westend of the PSB.

EB I-64/U.S. Rt. 40 on the Missouri side of the PSB.

23 January 2018