Getting Around Downtown

Downtown Projects Underway to Improve Energy Reliability

In 2016, Ameren Missouri has invested heavily in improvements throughout the St. Louis power grid to continue providing dependable energy to their customers in the city.  While progress can sometimes be an inconvenience, Ameren Missouri has been working safely and diligently to get the projects finished as efficiently as possible.

The current Downtown projects include $25 million in upgrades to improve the aging infrastructure beneath the city streets that residents and businesses use every day.  The following is a list of projects currently underway and their projected completion times:

  • 10th Street between Locust Street and Washington Avenue
    • Ameren Missouri is rebuilding existing vaults
    • 10th Street is down to one lane at this location
    • This work will be complete by mid-late December 2016
  • 4th Street between Olive Street and Convention Plaza
    • Ameren Missouri is upgrading the underground conduit system
    • This has required lane restrictions at certain times of the day
    • This work will be complete by mid-late December 2016
  • Locust Street between 7th and 9th Streets
    • Ameren Missouri is upgrading the underground conduit system
    • Locust Street is closed during work hours
    • This work will be complete by the end of December 2016
  • 8th Street and Washington Avenue
    • Ameren Missouri is rebuilding existing vaults
    • Washington Avenue is down to one lane at this location
    • This work will be complete in early January 2017
  • 6th Street and Lucas Avenue
    • Ameren Missouri is upgrading the underground network
    • This work will be complete in early January 2017
  • Broadway and Locust Street
    • Ameren Missouri is rebuilding existing vaults
    • Lanes have shifted, but Broadway maintains two lanes of traffic
    • This work will be complete in early-mid February 2017
  • 10th Street between Lucas Avenue and Cole Street
    • Ameren Missouri is replacing underground infrastructure
    • This work will be complete in March 2017

This Getting Around Downtown STL communication was created in partnership with Ameren Missouri.  Downtown STL, Inc. is committed to keeping neighborhood residents, workers and visitors informed as timelines and construction fluctuates.

If you have a question regarding an Ameren Missouri Downtown project, please call 800.552.7583.