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Second Phase of Route 364 Project Opening Aug. 30

The second phase of the Page Avenue Extension, a six-mile stretch from Harvester Road to Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters, is expected to open two months earlier than planned.

The second phase of the Route 364 project is opening ahead of schedule.

The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the second phase of the project will be ready for traffic on Thursday, Aug. 30. The opening date is two months ahead of schedule. The second phase of the project is a six-mile stretch from Harvester Road to Mid Rivers Mall Drive in .

A ribbon cutting ceremony has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 30 to officially open the new stretch of the Page Extension. MoDOT expects the road to be open for traffic later that afternoon. 

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the second phase was built with $2.25 million coming from the city of St. Peters and $3.7 million from St. Charles County. Other funding from the $101 million project came from $49 million in federal economic stimulus money, $19 million in other federal funds, and about $26 million in state money. 

MoDOT said Thursday that the final phase will extend Page from Mid Rivers Mall Drive running parallel to Route N to the Route N and I-64 interchange. The new $100 million project includes federal and state transportation funds, St. Charles County road tax funds and local federal transportation funds for many of the county municipalities. A contractor is expected to awarded in spring of 2013 with the project finishing at the end of 2014. 

The first phase connected Page from Interstate 270 in Maryland Heights to Highway 94 at Jungs Station Road via a new bridge over the Missouri River.

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