September 17, 2019
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
L.E. Myers Co, Inc. and L. Keeley Construction will both be performing work for Ameren on the transmission lines along Martin Luther King Jr Drive. Work will include removing transmission lines and existing lattice towers, then installing new monopoles and transmission lines. This work will cause the closure of the two West lanes on Martin Luther King Jr Drive and become one lane northbound and one lane southbound from East Pershing Road to East Ash Avenue beginning Monday, September 30, 2019, weather permitting. L. Keeley Construction will start their work at 7:00 a.m., Monday, September 30, 2019 and will continue to approximately 6:00 p.m., Sunday October 20, 2019 with L.E. Myers Co, Inc. starting their work immediately following at 7:00 a.m., Monday, October 21, 2019 and continuing to approximately 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019, therefore causing the West lanes of Martin Luther King Jr Drive between East Pershing Road and East Ash Avenue to be closed from 7:00 a.m., Monday, September 30, 2019 to approximately 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019. Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution and should expect delays through the work zone. For further details, Shane Spears can be contacted on behalf of L. Keeley Construction at 314-421-5933 and Erick Blackwell can be contacted on behalf of The L.E. Myers Co., Inc. at 217-433-4963.