Reminder – Newstead Avenue Street Improvements Project Continues – Newstead Avenue re-paving, and street widening punch list work

L. Keeley Construction continues to work on the Newstead Ave. Street Improvement Project.

Newstead Ave. Re-Paving – Now Scheduled for the Week of April 26, 2021 on nights.

Please see the diagram of the construction area for the Newstead Re-Paving.

Re-paving of Newstead Ave. has been delayed one (1) week due to utility work being performed by Spire in the street.

The final paving of Newstead Ave. north of the Metrolink tracks to Forest Park Ave. is now scheduled to occur the week of April 26, 2021 on nights, pending weather.

Street Widening Punch List Work

The finishing touches on the street widening are ongoing and is expected to continue through the end of April, pending weather.
Please anticipate construction vehicles entering and exiting the work area, and congestion due to construction, as construction activities continue in the area.
If your commute to work includes driving Newstead Ave., please plan additional time for your commute to work, in anticipation of delays, congestion, changes to traffic and traffic patterns due to construction during this project.

Your patience and cooperation, while we work to improve the campus, is sincerely appreciated.

Please direct any questions or concerns to, WUSM Project Manager at or call 314-362-1951.