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Fine Arts Drive in Front of the Saint Louis Art Museum Closed for Two Months Starting October 1, 2018

September 28—Fine Arts Drive in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum will be closed from October until December for road improvements and the installation of work by American sculptor Richard Serra. The Saint Louis Art Museum and the public parking lots will remain open. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Victorian Footbridge Closed For Repairs 

September 13 — Victorian Footbridge will be closed for repairs starting Monday, September 17. The repairs could take up to four weeks. Thank you for your patience during this time. 

Please see the map for a detour route.


Upper Muny Restrooms Closed Starting First Week of September

August 28, 2018 — Construction to the Muny is planned to start the beginning of September. The restrooms at the upper Muny parking lot will be out of commission until April of 2019. 

New Restaurant in the Missouri History Museum

August 7, 2018 — Café St. Louis is now open to the public. Check out their menu here.

LimeBike Scooters: Not Allowed on Paths

August 1, 2018LimeBike recently launched electric scooter rentals in St. Louis. Please advise, electric and/or motorized scooters are not permitted on Forest Park's trails and paths. 

Construction Project: Intersection Improvements at Skinker and Forsyth / Lagoon Drives

July 2018 — Construction has begun at Skinker and Forsyth / Lagoon Drives. In an effort to enhance pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle safety, Washington University is working with Forest Park and the City of St. Louis to improve the above-referenced intersection.

  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times during construction
  • Be prepared for traffic interruptions and lane closures, as well as pedestrian and bicycle rerouting

View the project timeline and impacts to vehicle traffic lanes, crosswalks and the Dual Path crossing.




Central Fields: Closed for Renovations

Central Fields, a 29-acre site that hosts athletic competitions and large community events, remains closed while major renovations take place. To read more about this exciting project, read our press release