Alternate routes could mean backups for commuters into Creve Coeur.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Patch readers were interested in dogs, the new Highway 141 connection at Olive Boulevard and post-election healing in Creve Coeur.
As we get started on August, we thought we'd look back on the stories that caught your particular attention in July. Did you see these?
Thursday, July 12, 2012
A portion of Woods Mill Road will close after the new Route 141 opens to West County traffic this Saturday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close a section of Woods Mill Road after the new stretch of Route 141 opens to traffic this Saturday. Read: MoDOT Cements Plans For Highway 141 Opening "The section, between the Parkway Central School campus and Ladue Road, as well as the currently closed section of Woods Mill Road between Ladue and St. Luke’s will remain closed until crews finish building the new connection with Ladue Road," MoDOT stated in a news release. MoDOT stated that Woods Mill Road is expected to reopen before school starts in mid-August, however, there will not be a direct connection between Ladue and Woods Mill roads until construction is compete. During the closure, MoDOT is advising drivers to take the new Route …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Event July 14 promises the public an opportunity to walk, bike or run the new Highway 141.
The Missouri Department of Transportation provided the following news release: The Missouri Department of Transportation and St. Louis County will celebrate the completion of two projects in St. Louis County with a joined ribbon cutting event on Saturday, July 14. At that time, MoDOT and the county will open both the relocated Route 141 project and the Page-Olive Connector project. The public is invited to join MoDOT and the county for a morning's worth of events. The morning's celebration includes a 10K run on the new roadway, administered by Big Shark; a period of open walking, running and cycling on portions of the new highway; and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Parking will be available at Parkway Central High School. Shuttle …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Get the latest on the roadways, from the Missouri Department of Transportation's weekly update.
Two I-64 eastbound lanes closed downtown weekday mornings Missouri Department of Transportation crews will close two lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 from 14th Street to 6th Street 5 a.m. weekday mornings until early May to prepare the roadway for upcoming repair work. All ramps into downtown will remain open, and the lanes will reopen by 2 p.m. Repairs on I-270 between Manchester and I-44 at night Crews continue to repair pavement on northbound and southbound I-270 between I-44 and Route 100 (Manchester Road) at night. Up to three lanes will be closed on southbound I-270 from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday and Friday. Up to three lanes will be closed on northbound I-270 from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Striping continues …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Initially scheduled to open before evening rush hour. Ladue Road at Highway 141 will still reopen Thursday, but not before rush hour as planned. Check out the new route.
UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 1- Initially scheduled to open before evening rush hour Thursday, MoDOT said Ladue Road at Highway 141 will reopen Thursday, but not before rush hour as planned. Check out the new route. READ ORIGINAL STORY: The following information was supplied by The Missouri Department of Transportation. The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor, Fred Weber Inc., will reopen the closed portion of Ladue Road east of the new lanes of Route 141 before evening rush hour on Thursday, Dec. 1, weather permitting. As part of the Ladue Road reopening, traffic patterns will change significantly around the Route 141 project. All Route 141 traffic will move to the new Route 141 lanes between Conway Road and the Parkway …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
If all goes as planned, Creve Coeur commuters should notice changes later this month.
In just under three weeks, on Nov. 22, anyone who drives Woods Mill-Highway 141 between Conway Road and Olive Boulevard, or Ladue Road at the 141 intersection should see a change, and feel relief that heavy construction may be over. MoDOT believes new bypasses and links among the old and new roads will open up for traffic. “In a perfect world, at the exact same time,” according to MoDOT Resident Engineer Jesse Jonas, three things will happen Nov. 22—a Tuesday. “This is where it gets crazy. A lot happens then,” Jonas said. When those three things happen, traffic will be in the configuration it will be in for most of the duration of the rest of the project. Shifting north-south traffic onto the new Route 141 will allow the rest of the …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Commuters in and out of Creve Coeur will need to adjust their routes for the next month or so.
A reminder to drivers: Ladue Road is set to close east of Highway 141 after Thursday morning rush hour. MoDOT expects the road to remain closed for 40 days as crews work to connect Ladue Road with the new Route 141 interchange. MoDOT advises drivers to use Mason and Conway roads as detours around the closure. Local traffic will be able to use Ladue Road between Mason Road and the closure, which will be right at Route 141. In a news release, MoDOT stated that the work is part of a $44.5 million project to relocate Highway 141 slightly east of its current location. The release states that the project will reduce the possibility of flooding on the route, as well as reduce congestion and improve safety. MoDOT said the project includes several…
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
MoDOT will be closing Ladue Road east of 141 next week.
Ladue Road east of Highway 141 will close for up to 40 days on Thursday, October 13, after morning rush-hour commutes. Workers will be connecting Ladue Road to the new interchange that's been under construction for the past year. The area was scheduled to be closed starting Monday, but was delayed because of equipment availability issues. The new route and flyover bordering Chesterfield, and Town and Country, is designed to reduce congestion on Route 141 and at the same time ease flooding that led to traffic problems and potentially unsafe conditions. Work is being done by the Missouri Department of Transportation and contractor Fred Weber Inc. Drivers should use Mason and Conway roads as a detour around the closure. For several months now…