Missouri Department of Transportation
Warning sirens blared in West Alton Monday night as 590 residents were advised to evacuate because of a levee breach in northeastern St. Charles County.
Calling it a death trap with accidents up by 480 percent in the past ten years, the group Shoulders for Safety says the time has come for major repairs.
“There are things that are just downright disgusting that people throw out from their cars that nobody would want to touch”
Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair says the team did a good job preparing for the storm by treating roads and highways in advance.
“Meteorologists nailed this. The storm came in hot and heavy. We endured four or five hours of heavy snow.”
Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation Kevin Keith says the projected $8 billion in tax revenue would create 270,000 jobs.
In the predawn hours of December 16, 1811, the first in a series of tremors which would last months awoke residents of New Madrid in southeast Missouri.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has delayed a planned closure of Interstate 64 in downtown St. Louis until the weekend of February 1-4.
MoDOT’s maintenance engineer Becky Allmeroth says the department is not taking the current forecast of 1-to-3 inches of snow at face value.
The National Weather Service on Monday issued a winter storm warning for south-central and southwestern counties near the Arkansas border.