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Road Construction & Closures

Construction on and around campus helps support the medical center’s commitment to creating an optimal environment for our patients, students and employees.

This page lists large-impact closures. Visit the sites below for additional information:

Current and planned road closures

Duncan Ave. closed Nov. 27 – Feb. 2019

Duncan Avenue is closed to vehicles between Boyle Avenue and Newstead Avenue until February 2019. Pedestrian access will remain available. The road closure accommodates renovation of the Crescent Building and removal of several buildings across the street.

MetroLink walkway between platform and buses closed

The walkway between the Central West End MetroLink platform and the MetroBus area of the parking garage is closed for construction. Passengers may detour via Children’s Place; Metro Shuttles are available. Expected completion is early 2019.

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Cortex MetroLink station now open

The new MetroLink station between Boyle Avenue and Sarah Street opened in July. Also open is the first quarter-mile section of the Chouteau Greenway.

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Parkview Place at Kingshighway now open

Opened with completion of towers at Kingshighway and Forest Park Ave.
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Updated 12/12/18

New construction

Explore the building and renovation projects that are transforming Washington University Medical Center.

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