Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If convicted, the charge would be the woman's third alcohol-related driving incident since 2003.
*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Police said a Town and Country driver whose car was weaving between lanes on Interstate 270 now is accused of her third alcohol-related driving incident. Danielle S. Derouin, 33, of the first block of Brookwood Road in Town and Country, was charged March 7 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender. Town and Country Police said Derouin’s car was swerving between two lanes at about 1:24 a.m. July 8 on Interstate 270 at Clayton Road. When an officer pulled her over, he reported that she had a strong odor of alcohol and glassy and bloodshot eyes. …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
MoDOT opened new lane on Interstate 270 in West St. Louis County between Interstate 44 and Manchester Road.
(Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The Missouri Department of Transportation opened the new northbound Interstate 270 lane between Manchester Road and Interstate 44. As previously reported by Patch, it's part of the expansion project taking place in both directions of I-270 that began earlier this year. MoDOT released the following information in a news release Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Transportation has just opened the new lane on northbound Interstate 270 from I-44 to Manchester Road (Route 100) this afternoon. MoDOT expanded this 3½ mile section of interstate from four to five lanes as part of a major widening project to improve traffic congestion. With this new lane, it will allow…
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Fire crews responded to the scene after a power line snapped and landed on Interstate 270 Saturday night.
West County EMS and Fire Protection District fire crews were one of he departments that responded to the scene around 8:15 p.m. Saturday. Tim Dorsey confirms to Patch that traffic was stopped in both directions of the Interstate 270 near the Clayon Road overpass in Town and Country after a power line snapped and landed on the interstate. Dorsey stated that fires were sparked on both sides of the highway due to the incident. Ameren crews responded and removed the wire from the road. All lanes of I-270 were reopened by 9 p.m. Sign up for the Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
MoDOT is once again closing all lanes on north and southbound I-270 daily so crews can blast rock.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has resumed daily Interstate 270 lane closures so crews can continue blasting rock along the interstate as part of the I-270 lane expansion project. (Be sure to "Like" Patch on Facebook - check out our page here.) According to a MoDOT news release, the approximately 15-minute closures will take place in both directions of I-270 from Interstate 44 to Manchester Road starting Wednesday. The road will close at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each weekday, to blast rock south of Dougherty Ferry Road. "Crews will need to blast and then clear any rock from the roadway before reopening the interstate," Wednesday's news release stated. MoDOT is also urging drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
MoDOT is narrowing lanes on I-270 from Manchester Road to I-44 beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Drivers 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 Interstate …
Thursday, March 10, 2011
MoDOT plans to start using unenforceable, "advisory" limits on I-270 this summer. Suggested speed limits could range from 10 mph to 55 mph.
Missouri transportation officials have announced that a two-year experiment with variable speed limits on Interstate 270 in St. Louis has achieved limited success in reducing traffic congestion, while transforming the road into one of the safer highways in the state. Because of the results, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will now have advisory speeds on stretches of I-270, inlcuding the stretch running through Town and Country. The signs will post a suggested speed between 55 mph and 10 mph, depending on traffic. Drivers will know when the speed is advisory because it will be flashing, not constant, on the electronic speed limit signs along the interstate. An analysis of four segments of I-270, before and after the …
Friday, February 11, 2011
MoDOT plans to close portions of Highway 40 in Town and Country starting at 7 a.m. Sunday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to close portions of the left lane of westbound Highway 40 between Spoede Road and Mason Road, weather permitting, starting at 7 a.m. Sunday. During the rolling lane closure, MoDOT will have three trucks working along the left lane of westbound Hwy 40 to make lighting repairs. Crews plan to work until 3 p.m. Sunday. If they finish the work on westbound Hwy 40 early, MoDOT will also make repairs on eastbound Hwy 40, between Mason Road and Interstate 270. For information on road work, call 888-ASK-MODOT or visit www.modot.org/stlouis. MoDOT also offers up-to-the-minute traffic information on interstates and major state routes to drivers by calling 511 from their cell phone or 877-478-5511.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
MoDOT is closing the ramp from eastbound Highway 40 to northbound Interstate 270 Tuesday night in Town and Country.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is closing the ramp from eastbound Highway 40 to northbound Interstate 270 at 11 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting. Crews will remove temporary barriers and restore the ramp lane to its original location during this closure so they can do pavement work. Drivers who need access to northbound I-270 from eastbound Hwy 40 can take the Spoede Road exit to use westbound Hwy 40 to get to northbound I-270. Work should be complete by 5 a.m. Wednesday. Except for minor cleanup, this completes the bridge repair work for the I-270 and Hwy 40 interchange. For more information on area road construction, you can contact MoDOT by calling (888) ASK-MODOT or visiting www.modot.org/stlouis. Drivers can also …