Department of Transportation to take vote on sound wall between homes and interstate addition.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Rob McLean
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Maryland Heights residents living on Dawn Valley Dr. met with Missouri Department of Transportation officials on Dec. 2 to discuss construction of a sound barrier wall. MoDot proposes the wall to stand between homes at 1002 through 1104 Dawn Valley Dr. and a new dual lane ramp going from northbound I-270 to westbound Page Ave. MoDot's project director for the 270, Dosett and Page project Lee Hillner told Maryland Heights Patch the construction project's original design called for the dual lane ramp as a flyover to the "cloverleaf's" existing center. However the project's constructor, Fred Weber, Inc., proposed a redesign to circle the interchage. MoDot approved the change — but it makes the ramp closer to residential property. MoDot met …
Fund will pay to overhaul the school district's athletic department.
Voters in the Pattonville School District overwhelmingly passed a bond issue on Nov. 2 designed to upgrade facilities district wide. The bond issue will particularly impact Pattonville's athletic teams and physical education classes from Kindergarten through graduation. Pattonville High School will replace its 40-year-old stadium and update its boys' and girls' locker areas. The district will also replace the main gym's wooden floor, install a pool facility and replace its existing stadium with one that includes new locker rooms, all-weather artificial turf and an improved track. Pattonville Heights and Holman Middle Schools will both get new tracks. Bob Hebrank, Pattonville's Activities Director, recently gave a breakdown of the …