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A barrel of blue and yellow colored shovels sit in wait for Tuesday's IKEA groundbreaking in St. Louis. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. Louis

They say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.

24 hours ago

Michael Meyer, MoDOT

1765 Colonial Home Discovered in Poplar Bridge Construction

The excavation has uncovered a stable that was packed and stamped down by maybe livestock or people.

08/19/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 08:  Demonstrators march to mark the first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown on August 8, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Young Carpenters Asked to Build Violence-Free Future

Pledges taken by youth will be posted in a community garden planned for land donated by the city of Ferguson.

08/18/2015

An update on construction at IKEA on July 21, 2015 (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

WATCH: Solar Panels Up, Construction Continuing at IKEA St. Louis

The Swedish furniture retailer will boast the largest rooftop solar array in Missouri.

07/21/2015

CBS file photo

New Roadway Project on Interstate 270 in North County

Another major road project is underway, but this one is located on I-270 in St. Louis County. New Florissant has been closed where it passes underneath I-270.

07/20/2015

Photo courtesy of MoDOT

Work on I-270 Bridges Will Cause ‘Substantial Backups’

Bridges over New Florissant and New Halls Ferry are “structurally deficient.”

07/17/2015

Joe Edwards watches as crews pour the first load of concrete around the Loop Trolley tracks.
(KMOX/Brian Kelly)

First Concrete for Delmar Loop Trolley Poured

The pour marks another milestone in the construction of the 2.2-mile project linking the Loop to Forest Park.

07/15/2015

Photo: Thinkstock

Gov. Rauner Vetoes Illinois Budget; Some Services Could Stop

State money for services from child care to road construction could stop in Illinois starting next week after Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed most of the Democratic Legislature’s budget plan.

06/25/2015

Artist rendering of the proposed Delmar Loop trolley.

Delmar Store Owner: Construction of Loop Trolly is Worth It

Owner of Vintage Vinyl, Tom Papa Ray says the neighborhood will really benefit from the Loop Trolly in the end.

06/16/2015

(Courtesy of Google Maps)

Big Bend Road Northbound Lanes Closed Until Wednesday

There may be a bit of a traffic headache for Big Bend drivers in Richmond Heights until Wednesday.

06/15/2015

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