Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway

A project to create a traditional intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway is anticipated to begin this summer. 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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Construction of an elevated walkway over Taylor Ave. will require the street to close starting at 7 p.m., Friday, July 22. Taylor will reopen by 7 p.m., Sunday, July 24. 
July 2016 - Campus Renewal's Diane Desmond (BJC) and Shanna Wiechel (Christner) shared the lean process improvement initiatives undertaken for the sterile processing department, published in the spring 2016 issue of InsideASHE....

June 15, 2016 - 1,000+ Campus Renewal workers talked about safety and learned about St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s annual KIDstruction fundraising campaign at an appreciation lunch.