Thursday, January 17, 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.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Friday's rock blast and I-270 closures between I-44 and Manchester Road are canceled due to rain and the Labor Day holiday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation stated in a news release that it canceled its daily Interstate 270 lane closures Friday due to the rain and holiday. MoDOT has been performing rock blasts and briefly closing I-270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44 as part of the road widening construction project. The closures take place weekdays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., for approximately 15 minutes each time. The next rock blast will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, according to MoDOT. The closures are then set to continue weekdays throughout the summer. All of this construction is weather permitting. For additional info on road projects or on how to avoid the work zones, drivers can call 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit www.modot.org.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
As fireworks displays are being cancelled all over the area due to dry conditions, it turns out MoDOT is also suspending its own daily blasts on Interstate 270 on July 4 due to the holiday, which will keep all lanes of the highway open.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will not blast rock and close all lanes on Interstate 270 Tuesday afternoon or all day Wednesday. According to a MoDOT news release Monday, the brief cancellation is due the Indepenence Day holiday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Blasting and the approximately 15-minute lane closures are expected to resume Thursday. They take place in both directions of I-270 from Interstate 44 to Manchester Road. The road closes at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each weekday, to blast rock south of Dougherty Ferry Road. The closures are part of the I-270 lane expansion project. MoDOT urges drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times during the lane closures. "…
Friday, May 4, 2012
MoDOT crews will be narrowing lanes on I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44. They'll also be doing maintenance work throughout the area in the next week.
Lanes narrowing on I-270 Missouri Department of Transportation crews have begun narrowing lanes on northbound and southbound Interstate 270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44. Over the next week, motorists will see various night lane closures in this area for asphalt paving operations. The work is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays and is part of a two-year widening project on I-270. Painting, patching and striping Crews will be painting bridges, patching potholes and striping roads throughout the region next week. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching work zones or moving operations on the roadways. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
MoDOT is narrowing lanes on I-270 from Manchester Road to I-44 beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Drivers heading home should expect narrow lanes and traffic delays on Interstate-270 between Manchester Road and Interstate-44 beginning Wednesday night. The Missouri Department of Transportation will narrow northbound and southbound I-270 lanes and then close lanes on northbound I-270 at night. Most of this work is taking place on weekdays between 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. As previously reported by Patch, drivers can expect construction on this portion of I-270 for the next two years as crews work to widen I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44. MoDOT released the following details in a news release. The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin narrowing lanes on northbound and southbound Interstate 270 from Manchester Road (Route 100) to…
Friday, July 8, 2011
Two southbound I-270 lanes between I-44 and Gravois Road also will be closed.
Friday, July 8, 2011
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and its contractor Millstone Bangert will close the exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 44 to southbound Interstate 270 this weekend, weather permitting. The exit ramp will be closed due to the close distance to the work zone on southbound I-270 at I-44 and Rott Road. Crews will have temporary lane closures on southbound I-270 between I-44 and Gravois Road this weekend to begin two months of bridge rehabilitation, weather permitting. MoDOT crews will: Suggested weekend detour routes During the weekend lane closures on southbound I-270, motorists are advised to use Route 141 as an alternative. During the closure of the eastbound I-44 ramp to southbound I-270, motorists are advised to use the…