Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway

A project to create a traditional intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway is anticipated to begin in November. The current configuration, with Forest Park Parkway running under Kingshighway, presents challenges for drivers accessing the medical center, the Central West End and Forest Park.

Visit this page for updates as the project progresses.

Employees can find alternatives to Kingshighway here.

Project Overview


Campus Renewal is a long-term project to transform the medical center through new construction and renovations, creating an environment and experience for patients and their families that matches the excellence in medical care they expect. Additional private inpatient rooms are a key component. 

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In January 2015, we began featuring interesting behind-the-scenes perspectives of the Campus Renewal through a series of short video segments. Hear from the people making the project a reality.

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Web Cams 

Watch the Campus Renewal Project live as Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine progress through a long-term project to renew the medical center campus.

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Oct. 26, 2016 - Construction of an overhead pedestrian walkway connecting BJC employee parking with the main campus will require Taylor Ave. to close Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., reopening Sunday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.

Oct. 24, 2016 - Eastbound Forest Park Ave. between Kingshighway and Euclid will close at 6 p.m., Friday Nov. 4, reopening by 5 a.m., Monday, Nov. 7. This closure does not affect the eastbound lanes under Kingshighway.

August 24, 2016 - Engineering intern Jeffry Faulkner navigates the Campus Renewal construction site easily en route to his 10th floor destination. Weaving through the floor framed rooms, he stops at an east facing window in a future...