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Hot weather forces cancellation of I-70, Earth City bridge repairs

10:05 AM, Jun 28, 2012   |    comments
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St. Charles, Missouri (KSDK) - Interstate 70 construction on the Blanchette Bridge over Earth City has been cancelled due to excessive heat, the Missouri Department of Transportation said Thursday.

According to Linda Wilson Horn, a MoDOT spokeswoman, the weekend forecast includes temperatures above 100 degrees, which would put MoDOT workers in danger.

The repairs were scheduled for June 29 to July 1 and have been moved to July 20-22. The other weekend is not yet scheduled.

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