Friday, May 17, 2013
MoDOT expert Linda Wilson Horn is waiting in the comments to answer your traffic and road questions in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, Patch teamed up with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to answer your road, construction and traffic questions. MoDOT Community Relations Coordinator Linda Wilson Horn has agreed to help us out this week. She will answer questions in the comment section of Patch today between noon and 4 p.m. Have a question? Ask below!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thanks to agreements with St. Charles County and the federal government, the city could resurface a portion of Williott Road and Mid Rivers Mall Drive for $108,000.
St. Peters could complete two million-dollar road resurfacing projects next summer for just $108,000. Russ Batzel, Transportation and Development Services Group Manager, presented plans to the Board of Aldermen during the May 9 meeting for two major road projects. The plans call for the city to resurface a portion of Mid Rivers Mall Drive and most of Willott Road in the summer of 2014. The projects, which would take place at the same time, carry a $2.4 million price tag. However, thanks to proposed deals with the federal government and St. Charles County, St. Peters would contribute just $108,000 to the projects. "We gotta put some skin in the game," Batzel said after Ward 2 Aldermen Jerry Hollingsworth joked about the small contribution…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Mexico Road will undergo repairs on the right-hand eastbound lane at South Church Street on Wednesday.
Mexico Road will undergo repairs on the right-hand eastbound lane at South Church Street on Wednesday. The project, being done by the city of St. Peters, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013, weather permitting. Crews are slated to begin work at 7 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Eastbound Mexico Road will be reduced to one lane in this area during this concrete pavement repair. Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the construction zone.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The annual road work projects will tackle a variety of projects around the city.
Construction season in St. Peters started earlier this year with work on the Mid Rivers Mall Drive overpass. That work, however, will not be the only road construction done this year in the city. The city will make nearly $2 million in repairs this year as part of the annual Pavement Management Program. The actual total, $1,949,000, will be spent on variety of projects including asphalt overlay, concrete slab replacements, curb repairs, joint and crack repairs and sidewalk maintenance. The city will be conducting projects in all four wards in 2013. The budget is broken down like this: $1,110,000 for asphalt overlay; $300,000 for curb repairs; $200,000 for concrete slab replacement; $170,000 for sidewalk infill and repair; $139,000 for …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Roadwork is planned to take place betwen 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
Construction is set to being on Monday at the intersection at Mexico Road and Salt Lick Road. Drivers in this area can expect daily lane closures on westbound Mexico Road and southbound Salt Lick Road during this city of St. Peters project. Roadwork is planned to take place between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday. During construction time, drivers can expect closures to the right-hand lane on westbound Mexico approaching Salt Lick and right-hand lane on southbound Salt Lick approaching Mexico. These lanes should be reopened for evenings and weekends. The Mexico Road-Salt Lick Road Intersection Improvement Project will add right-turn lanes on Mexico Road east of Salt Lick Road and on Salt Lick Road north of Mexico Road. The …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Utility work is expected to begin on Feb. 14 at the Mexico Road and Salt Lick Road intersection. Traffic delays are expected.
Information provided by the city of St. Peters. Workers have started to relocate utilities at Mexico Road and Salt Lick Road as the city of St. Peters prepares for an improvement project at the intersection. AmerenUE, Laclede Gas, CenturyLink, Charter Communications and Missouri American Water will relocate their facilities in the intersection over the next 45 days. Drivers are asked to drive carefully through this intersection during utility work. Most work will take place weekdays after 7:30 a.m. and end before the afternoon rush hour. Be aware that traffic delays are expected on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, when AmerenUE is scheduled to perform utility work in the center of Mexico Road in this area. Avoid the intersection if possible. The …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
One lane of eastbound Interstate 70 will be shut down to allow MoDOT crews to repair potholes and other minor issues.
More lane closures are coming to the Blanchette Bridge. Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be shutting down one lane on eastbound Interstate 70 at the Blanchette Bridge on Thursday to fix some potholes and other minor issues. The lane will be closed from 10 a.m. to noon, weather permitting. The lane closure will reduce the drive-able lanes on the bridge from three to two. Both directions of the bridge have already been reduced from five lanes as part of the bridge rehabilitation project. The westbound bridge closed in early November and scheduled to be complete in fall 2013. Motorists are being asked to avoid eastbound 70 by taking Route 370 or Route 364 as alternate routes across the Missouri River. MoDOT is also advising …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The work will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19.
St. Peters' drivers should expect lane closures at a heavily-trafficked intersection on Wednesday. St. Peters' crews will be working at the intersection of Jungermann and McClay Roads on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Crews will be working between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Drivers can expect traffic delays during this time. Drivers should seek alternate routes if possible.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Crews will be replacing sewer tops on the heavily-trafficked road between McMenamy Drive and Interstate 70.
St. Peters workers will be doing some work on Mid Rivers Mall Drive next week that will cause periodic lane closures. Crews will be replacing sewer tops on the heavily-trafficked road. The replacements will take place between McMenamy Drive and Interstate 70. Work is expected to start on Tuesday, Oct. 16, as long as the weather plays nice. City officials say the work could last a number of weeks. Road lanes will be closed as needed to complete this work.
Monday, September 24, 2012
MoDOT does not expect any additional traffic impacts in the eastbound direction during rush hour.