Monday, March 25, 2013
Authorities aren't reporting any major problems on the roadways, but urge motorists to slow down and take it easy. Plus, here is another weather-related note.
Authorities say the roads in University City are plowed, but they are urging motorists to take their time. University City Police Capt. Michael Ransom told Patch there have been no major accidents reported because of the snow, but the department reminds everyone that roads are slick. "Drive safe," Ransom said. In other weather-related news today, lap and public swim sessions are cancelled for Monday, March 25, at the Natatorium due to the cancellation of classes in the School District of University City. The Science Center is opening late at 10:30 a.m. due to snow.
Friday, February 22, 2013
MoDOT expert Linda Wilson Horn will answer your questions in the comments section on Friday, Feb. 22.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, Patch teamed up with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to answer your road, construction and traffic questions. MoDOT Community Relations Coordinator Linda Wilson Horn has agreed to help us out. She will answer readers' questions in the comment section of the Patch sites on Friday, Feb. 22. Have a question? Ask below!
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Police and road crews are preparing for the evening commute. MoDOT crews will work into the night, after slick roads and accidents prevented morning road treatments.
UPDATED: 4:00 p.m.- Missouri Department of Transportation officials said in news release Thursday afternoon, snow removal operations will be underway all evening and overnight. This news comes after messy morning roads throughout St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties. "We have full crews (204 trucks) throughout the St. Louis region focusing on re-treating every interstate and major route with salt, chemicals and beet juice before rush-hour. Chemicals have to be used with salt to be effective in these low 20's temperatures to break up any icy patches," MoDOT stated in the news release. "MoDOT is re-plowing areas as needed with the wind gusts blowing some snow back on the roads. We will continue to have full crews working until all …