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PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

July 27, 2020

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to hear a proposal for a gas station and travel plaza/truck stop development on vacant land directly next to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge along Interstate 255 and the Mississippi River. See a gallery of the ...

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim.’ Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

October 15, 2019

During a mock rescue in 2018, Mehlville firefighter and drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim’ using the district's small drone. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspaper...

Two lanes on JB Bridge to Illinois closed for another week; completely closed next weekend

Pictured above: This screenshot from a drone video taken by YouTube user Stl Silver Fox shows the JB Bridge from above.

August 11, 2019

Drivers heading into Illinois will want to avoid using the Jefferson Barracks Bridge and Interstate 255 during weekdays again this week, as the Missouri Department of Transportation is still closing two lanes on the bridge. Two eastbound lanes will be closed across the bridge over the Mississippi Ri...

Two lanes on JB Bridge to Illinois closed for two weeks starting Monday

This screenshot from a drone video taken by YouTube user Stl Silver Fox shows the JB Bridge from above.

August 3, 2019

Drivers heading into Illinois will want to avoid using the Jefferson Barracks Bridge and Interstate 255 during weekdays for the next two weeks, as the Missouri Department of Transportation is closing two lanes on the bridge. Two eastbound lanes will be closed across the bridge over the Mississippi Ri...

Two lanes of Jefferson Barracks Bridge reopen Friday morning

Pictured above: This screenshot from a drone video taken by YouTube user Stl Silver Fox shows the JB Bridge from above.

May 16, 2019

Two lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge will reopen for Friday morning rush hour after the Missouri Department of Transportation received the results of days of inspection Thursday. The westbound JB Bridge from Illinois to Missouri has been completely shut down since Sunday after a routine inspecti...

Massive 6-foot crack in JB Bridge led to shutdown; MoDOT considering crossover to other bridge

Inspectors examine underneath the westbound JB Bridge this week.

May 15, 2019

Missouri state officials are not yet sure when the westbound lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge will reopen to traffic after inspectors found a massive 6-foot crack in the bridge last weekend. All westbound lanes on Interstate 255 on the bridge crossing from Illinois to Missouri have been closed si...

All lanes of JB Bridge from Illinois into Missouri shut down through end of week

This screenshot from a drone video taken by YouTube user Stl Silver Fox shows the JB Bridge from above.

May 14, 2019

All the westbound lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge across the Mississippi River from Illinois to South County are still closed through at least the end of the week due to emergency bridge repairs. The Missouri Department of Transportation said that “highly specialized” inspection teams are examining ...

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