Friday, March 29, 2013
Josiah Williams was driving while intoxicated on I-270 at Dorsett Road, according to a court document.
A South County man faces his third impaired driving charge since 2003 following a traffic stop near the Interstate 270 and Dorsett Road intersection in Maryland Heights. Josiah W. Williams, 32, of the 9500 block of Fredricksburg Court in South County just south of Crestwood, was charged March 21 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender. A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper pulled Williams over at 11:04 p.m. on June 21 on Interstate 270 after he changed lanes back and forth abruptly without signaling, according to a court document. The trooper reported that he smelled a strong alcohol odor and saw that Williams had glass and bloodshot eyes. Williams did poorly on a sobriety test and a Breathalyzer test indicated his blood-…
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The next stage of the study is to do an environmental study of the corridor.
The Interstate 270 North Corridor study is ramping up to enter its next stage. Larry Welty, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) North County area engineer for the project, said that the negotiations with an agency to perform an environmental study is currently ongoing, which moves plans to possibly renovate the stretch of highway in the next few years. For the past couple of years, residents have had the opportunity to voice concerns and problems with the I-270 corridor, stretching from Route 367 to McDonnell Boulevard. Problems have involved traffic congestion and daily backups along the roadway. From those public meetings, Welty said that a couple of alternative solutions, which includes one-way outer road or two-way outer …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Two drivers in the crash heading southbound on Interstate 270 north of Creve Coeur were taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with minor injuries.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released information related to a multi-car crash that tied up southbound traffic on Interstate 270 just north of Creve Coeur Tuesday. What was initially reported as an 8-car crash was apparently a 4-car crash in the eyes of the Highway Patrol. According to authorities, at 7:53 a.m., Michael Allen, 15, of Fenton, was driving southbound in a Toyota Camry and struck the rear of a KIA Optimdriven by Tinika Chaney-Daniels, 38, of St. Louis. Stacey Scathered, 45, of Crestwood, struck Allen's car from behind in a Chevy Suburban. Her vehicle was struck by a Ford Edge driven by John King, 42, of St. Louis. Scathered and King were both taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with what were termed "minor" injuries.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Lane closures also will affect Manchester and Ladue Roads.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Lanes on northbound Interstate 270 will be closed between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. the week of October 24 - 28 as weather permits, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced. The lane closures on northbound I-270 will be between Manchester Road (Highway 100) and Ladue Road (Highway AB) for pavement repairs. Two lanes will be closed starting at 7 p.m. Crews also will close the ramp from westbound Manchester Road to northbound I-270 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. All closures are expected to end by 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists can expect delays during the closures and are encouraged to use alternate routes. To avoid work zones, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit the MoDOT website at www.modot.org.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Dorsett and Interstate 270 are clear and open, while McKelvey has some closings.
With several subdivisions damaged from Friday night's storm, the Maryland Heights Police Department has shut down several roads in the area. McKelvey Road--from Creve Coeur Mill Road to Charlemagne Road--has been closed by police to ensure people's safety from damage, according to the dispatch center. Residents of those areas are being allowed to enter. Interstate 270 as well as Dorsett Road have been cleared and are open to drivers. The dispatch center said no time has been currently set to re-open McKelvey.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Owners' plan includes building skilled nursing, senior living, residential and office facilities
Property owners have proposed constructing an office building, skilled nursing facility, senior living center and a residential component near the Page Avenue and Interstate 270 interchange in Maryland Heights. The office building would possibly be a medical office. The ownership group, Cypress Land Iii, filed a rezoning request with the city to alter the current planned development. The mixed-use development would be on 34.5 acres in the northwest quadrant of Page and I-270. “We feel we can develop the site ourselves without the assistance of an outside consultant,” Ben Stegmann, one of the site owners, told the Community Development Committee during a meeting Tuesday. The committee had planned to choose traffic and planning consultants …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Officials are searching for best use for acreage with limited access that lies along near highways
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Maryland Heights officials will take another look the best use for the northwest quadrant of the Page Avenue and Interstate 270 interchange. The 34.5-acre tract of land along Basston Avenue is a wooded area just east of West Pointe Apartments and south of single-family housing on McKelvey Road. Four consultants likely will give presentations during the city’s Community Development and Neighborhood Preservation Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Wayne Oldroyd, director of Community Development. Oldroyd said on Tuesday that the agenda for the March 1 meeting had not yet been set. The consultants will give presentations on the best uses for the land. Officials plan to select one of the consultants to advise them on the best use for …