Monday, November 21, 2011
Chesterfield will lose land, but all of the new section of Hwy 141 will be in Chesterfield.
Along Highway 141, the Chesterfield city limits stop at Conway Road where it meets Town and Country city limits. Much of the new section of Highway 141 from Ladue Road north for three-quarters of mile is in Town and Country. That means half of the ramps to get on and off Highway 141 would be in Chesterfield and the other half in Town and Country. So Chesterfield wants to change that and swap property with cities, and lose 44 acres in the process. City officials said the idea has been floated for some 20 years, and was contingent on building the new Highway 141. On Highway 141, if the city limits were left alone as you drove north, you would enter Chesterfield, then re-enter Town and Country and then re-enter Chesterfield. Further north, on…
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
If all goes as planned, three big traffic shifts happen Nov. 22.
In three weeks, on Nov. 22, anyone who drives Woods Mill-Highway 141 between Conway Road and Olive Boulevard, or Ladue Road at the 141 intersection should see a change, and feel relief that heavy construction may be over. The Missouri Department of Transportaion (MoDOT) believes new bypasses and links among the old and new roads will open up for traffic. “In a perfect world, at the exact same time,” according to MoDOT Resident Engineer Jesse Jonas, three things will happen Nov. 22—a Tuesday. “This is where it gets crazy. A lot happens then,” Jonas said. When those three things happen, traffic will be in the configuration it will be in for most of the duration of the rest of the project. Shifting north-south traffic onto the new Route 141…
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Crash report released after fatal crash in Town and Country that shut down Highway 141.
UPDATED: 12:35 a.m. Sunday- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the name of the driver killed in Saturday's crash on Highway 141 at Conway Road. Brian A. Kraus, 49, of St. Louis died after his car struck a light pole head on, according to the MSHP crash report. The report states Kraus was traveling northbound on Highway 141 when he struck the pole. Debris from his car then struck two other cars stopped at that intersection. No one in the two other cars was injured. The crash was reported at 12:24 p.m., Saturday. Kraus was pronounced dead at the scene. READ ORIGINAL STORY: One person is dead after a fatal crash in Town and Country. Town and Country Police Captain Gary Hoelzer tells Patch the crash happened around 12:30 p.m., …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Beginning Thursday, Ballas Road will close nightly between Manchester and Conway roads to resurface the street.
Beginning Thursday, Ballas Road will close nightly between Manchester and Conway roads to resurface the street. MoDOT will close one lane nightly on Ballas Road to resurface the road. Work will start on the northbound lanes of Ballas Road. MoDOT crews will close one lane between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. each weekday. According to the release, MoDOT said the work is part of a $1.5 million project to repair Ballas Road in that area. MoDOT expects road work to be complete by late October.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Town and Country police say one man was arrested in connection with recent thefts, but they warn he's back on the streets and they are once again searching for him.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Town and Country police are actively searching for Nicholas Blackwell, 30, of the 12300 block of Summerhouse in Maryland Heights. Town and Country Police Captain Gary Hoelzer tells Patch that Blackwell is wanted in connection with recent burglaries on Conway Hill and Conway Village. He is also a suspect in a prowling incident on Mason Estates Court last week. Read Previous Stories: Lock Your Doors, Town and Country Police Warn Town and Country Prowler Alert Hoelzer said Blackwell was initially in Town and Country police custody Saturday, but was released pending an additional investigation. "There …