Thursday, April 12, 2012
The trail is part of a planned 20-mile project that would extend from Forest Park to St. Charles County. The new segment will run through Clayton, University City, Ladue and Olivette.
Construction on a two-mile trail segment that will connect Shaw Park with Olive Boulevard is expected to begin this month. "We're just building small sections as we go," said Patrick Owens, project manager with Great Rivers Greenway. The segment is part of a planned 20-mile trail expected to eventually stretch from Forest Park to the upper Mississippi River in St. Charles County. Two sections of the trail already are in place. The first opened a couple of years ago at the intersection of Interstate 170 and Olive Boulevard—"basically a streetscape with lighting and street trees and a broad sidewalk," Owens said. The second connects Forest Park to the Delmar Loop, running along Forsyth and into Washington University. It wrapped up last year…
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The two-car crash happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, a Ladue Fire Department official said.
One person sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident Saturday on southbound Interstate 170, a Ladue Fire Department official said. It happened between Delmar Boulevard and Ladue Road. Officials received a call for help at about 8:40 p.m., Lt. Gary Kreitler said. One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, and the scene had been cleared by about 10 p.m. The accident shut down all but the left lane of traffic on southbound I-170 while emergency officials worked the scene. The Ladue and Olivette fire departments responded to the accident, Kreitler said. Police vehicles and tow trucks also provided assistance. A utility light more than 20 feet tall lit the area. At least one car appeared to have been totaled. It was facing …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
MoDOT will reopen the Delmar Boulevard bridge over I-170 next week.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Good news for drivers whose commute usually takes them over the Delmar Boulevard overpass. The Delmar Boulevard Bridge over I-170 will once again open to motorists next week, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Transportation. It means drivers on Delmar Blvd will once again be able to cross over I-170. MoDOT crews have been working since May to complete construction on a new bridge, after it was deemed unsafe for public travel in late April. The new bridge will open to traffic sometime on Tuesday, August 16. MoDOT will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on the bridge at 9 a.m. that morning. The public is invited to the ceremony. The bridge is set to open to traffic later that day. The $2.1 million bridge project was …