Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Missouri Department of Transportation's Twitter feed—@StLouisTraffic—has reported dozens of accidents since snow began falling Thursday morning.
- - - Updated at 4:30 p.m. - - - Fox 2 News reports that the Missouri Department of Transportation is shutting down Route 364 from Interstate 270 to St. Charles County for two hours. - - - Original story - - - Traffic on nearly every major highway in the St. Louis-area is backed up Thursday afternoon as a winter storm that began this morning continues to wreak havoc on those that cross it. According to Maryland Heights Patch's traffic tool, powered by Mapquest, drivers are at a near standstill on north and southbound Interstate 270; westbound Interstate 70 approaching the Blanchette Bridge; westbound Interstate 64 near the I-270 intersection; westbound Route 364; and more. Traffic on Interstate 170 is also snarled throughout most of St…
Friday, September 7, 2012
Repairs to the I-70 bridge over Earth City Expressway and Route 141 will impact traffic on three nights.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will shut down portions of Interstate 70 during the next week in Maryland Heights. According to MoDot, repairs to the I-70 bridge over Earth City Expressway and Route 141 will impact traffic on three nights. Each night, different ramps to and from Earth City Expressway/Route 141 and I-70 will be closed. The closures are as follows: Each closure will begin at 8 p.m. and will reopen by 5 a.m., MoDot says. For more information on the I-70 Blanchette Bridge work including the bridge repairs at at I-70 and Earth City Expressway, visit www.modot.org/blanchettebridge,
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Motorists on westbound I-70 in Bridgeton said they were threatened with the weapon July 6.
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- Joe Scott
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Car occupants told Bridgeton Police that another driver flashed a handgun at them July 6 as they drove westbound Interstate 70 near Natural Bridge Road. Theotis Thomas, 35, of the 6800 block of Friarwood in Berkely, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon. Bond was set at $7,500. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The traffic collision, which left seven people injured, happened on July 3.
Two local residents were injured in an I-70 car accident on July 3. The Missouri State Highway Patrol indicated on its website that an 18 year old Maryland Heights resident changed lanes and hit another vehicle. A 12 year old, also from Maryland Heights, was a passenger in the car. They received minor injuries in the accident. Five Wentzville residents were in the other vehicle. All received minor injuries except a 10 year old. The Highway Patrol indicated she received moderate injuries.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Several ramps on Interstate 55 will be closed downtown this weekend as part of the Mardi Gras activities in the city.
The Mardi Gras Effect Ramps from northbound I-55 to 3200 Broadway and 7th and Park and the ramp from southbound I-55 to 7th will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. In addition the ramps from northbound and southbound I-55 to Arsenal will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the event. The ramp from eastbound I-70 to Broadway will be closed from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday for the Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday parade. Other Closures The ramp from eastbound I-64 to 6th Street will close at 9:30 a.m. Friday to continue making bridge repairs. The ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. The ramp closure from westbound I-70 to Madison was delayed due to inclement weather. It will remain closed through Wednesday, February 22. And be aware of the following …