The dust falling on Mexico Road is a good thing for residents.
For the last several weeks, national hardware chain Menards has been busy at work attempting to set up shop in St. Peters. The future site of the store is located at Spencer Road, south side of Executive Centre Parkway—the store will sit behind the at the intersection of Spencer and Mexico Roads.
Crews were out early Wednesday working on the large plot of land in preparation for the construction of the 162,000 square foot store. that it wants to open in spring of 2013. Once the store opens, Menard's said the store would add 150-200 jobs to the area.
Menards, a national chain, began to move into the St. Louis area this spring. If construction remains on schedule, the St. Peters location could be the first Menards in the region to open.