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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


Kingshighway and Forest Park Parkway intersection closures

Construction to significantly overhaul the intersection of Kingshighway Blvd. and Forest Park Pkwy. began in December 2016 and will affect traffic for about a year:

  • Forest Park Parkway west of Kingshighway is closed with reopening projected for December 2017
  • Forest Park Avenue east of the intersection will remain open, with Forest Park Avenue reduced to one lane in each direction
  • Kingshighway is open but occasionally will close overnight during the construction period

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Parkview Place at Kingshighway closed

Closed until July 2017
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New pedestrian link now open

The new link crossing Taylor Ave. and connecting four Medical Campus parking garages to other campus buildings opened March 1, 2017
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Shuttle bus depot at Children’s Place now open

The shuttle circle at 4570 Children’s Place, which was closed to accommodate construction of the Mid Campus Center (MCC), has re-opened, with shuttle buses running routes and schedules updated on December 5, 2016
Shuttle routes and map »  


Updated 5/9/17

New construction

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

Campus renewal and growth »