Missouri Department of Transportation
Marie Elliott with the Missouri Department of Transportation says the department had drivers out all morning spreading brine to melt down any icy spots.
MoDOT’s Interim District Engineer Greg Horne says annual funding has gone from $1.3 billion a few years ago to a projected annual budget of $430,000.
“Sometimes if we hadn’t done that before, the first time out we had broken hoses, and, you know, different connections that wouldn’t work properly”
As the opening of the new diverging diamond interchange nears, MoDOT will open several ramps at I-70 and Mid Rivers Mall Drive.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will have several lane closures on I-64 in St. Louis City and on the Poplar Street Bridge that will impact weekend traffic in the area.
The Interstate 70 bridge connecting St. Louis County and St. Charles County opened over the weekend, more than 2 months ahead of schedule.
Michael Kelley – Tuesday, August 20th – Jeff Rainford, Deanna Venker, Bonnie Barczykowski, Scott Faughn, and Missy Kelley
Michael talks with Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford; with Deanna Venker of MoDot; with Bonnie Barczykowski, new CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri; with Scott Faughn of the Missouri Times; and with Missy Kelley of STL Downtown Partnership about Downtown Restaurant Week.
“We’re not going to have any speeches or anything like that but the last piece of structural steel is always the ceremonial piece and we’ll have some banners to commemorate”
The Stan Musial Veterans Bridge will hit another milestone on Friday when both the Illinois and Missouri sides of the bridge will be joined together in the middle.
The Missouri Department of Transportation announced closures to heavily traveled areas in St. Louis.