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Part of Heege Road will close for three months to upgrade water mains

Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the company oversees.

June 2, 2020

A portion of Heege Road in Affton will close for an estimated three months as Missouri American Water replaces aged water mains. Beginning Monday, June 1, Heege Road between Birkenhead Drive and Valcour Avenue will be completely closed while 450 feet of a 16-inch cast iron main from the 1950s is replac...

Interstate 44 Meramec Bridge lane closures now set for Thursday

Interstate 44 Meramec Bridge lane closures now set for Thursday

April 29, 2020

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing lanes and shifting traffic Thursday, April 30, in two key areas in South County related to ongoing construction on the new Interstate 44 Meramec River Bridge. The work was originally scheduled for last Thursday but was postponed to next week due...

Lane closures for Interstate 44 Meramec bridge project postponed to next week

Lane closures for Interstate 44 Meramec bridge project postponed to next week

April 23, 2020

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing lanes and shifting traffic in two key areas in South County related to ongoing construction on the new Interstate 44 Meramec River Bridge, in work postponed to next week due to expected rain this weekend. MoDOT was set to close two additional left l...

Lane closures planned this week for Interstate 44 bridge construction

Lane closures planned this week for Interstate 44 bridge construction

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 20, 2020

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing lanes and shifting traffic in two key areas in South County related to ongoing construction on the new Interstate 44 Meramec River Bridge. Construction started in 2018 and is expected to continue through 2022 at the I-44/Interstate 270 inte...

Missouri American replacing water mains in $1.5 million project along Eddie and Park

Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the company oversees.

April 14, 2020

Missouri American Water is still replacing aging water mains during the coronavirus crisis and over the next several weeks will spend roughly $1.5 million for a project getting underway in South County. Roughly one mile of water main along Eddie and Park Road from Sappington Road to Gravois Road will be re...

Man dies after he was hit by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville

Man dies after he was hit by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville

February 10, 2020

A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville by the Arrowhead Estates subdivision at Championship Boulevard. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Robert T. Kleist, 37, of High Ridge, died after being hit by two cars crossing Telegraph Road about 7:01 p.m. ...

Interstate 255 in Illinois set to close for nearly all of 2020

Interstate 255 in Illinois set to close for nearly all of 2020

January 31, 2020

Interstate 255 in Illinois will close between Interstate 64 and Collinsville in both directions Saturday, the first step in construction that will close the interstate for nearly all of 2020. Starting in February and continuing through November, the $67 million reconstruction of Interstate 255 will co...

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

December 3, 2019

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run last week in South County has not yet been publicly identified as police are still working to notify the person’s next of kin. Police say that a man was crossing the 9300 block of South Broadway in Lemay about 4:24 p.m. Nov. 29, the da...

Bayless set for a ‘road diet’ in 2022 plans

Bayless set for a ‘road diet’ in 2022 plans

November 21, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Bayless Avenue will be undergoing a “road diet” and repaving beginning in 2022, but not all residents in the area are happy about slimming the four-lane road down to two lanes. Under the proposed project, Bayless Avenue would be re...

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

November 18, 2019

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed while crossing a street in South County Monday night. Police said the man who was hit, who has not yet been publicly identified, is between 60 and 70 years old. He was attempting to cross Lemay Ferry just south of Victory Drive around 6:15 p.m. ...

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