closures http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Planning to travel downtown on I-64 tonight? Find another route http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/planning-travel-downtown-i-64-tonight-find-another-route <p>The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 on the double deck structure tonight. Here are a few of the particulars from MoDOT to help you choose your path of travel tonight:</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:15:13 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4461 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Planning to travel downtown on I-64 tonight? Find another route Traveling this weekend? Keep these closures in mind http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/traveling-weekend-keep-these-closures-mind <p>It&#39;s another busy construction weekend in St. Louis, and that means lane closures throughout the weekend. Here are the big ones from the Missouri Department of Transportation:</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:01:48 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3874 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Traveling this weekend? Keep these closures in mind Quinn, legislative leaders reach deal to keep state facilities open http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-legislative-leaders-reach-deal-keep-state-facilities-open <p>Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn and the state&#39;s top four lawmakers have reached a deal to keep seven state facilities open until June.</p><p>Quinn had targeted mental health centers and centers and developmentally disabled, as well as a prison in Lincoln, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/state-job-cuts-facility-closures-possible-ill">for closure</a>, saying the legislature had failed to appropriate enough money to operate them for the entire year.&nbsp; The closures could have resulted in nearly 2,000 layoffs.</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 03:43:11 +0000 The Associated Press 2561 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Quinn, legislative leaders reach deal to keep state facilities open Road closures on I-64, I-44, downtown St. Louis this weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/road-closures-i-64-i-44-downtown-st-louis-weekend <p>Motorists, if you&#39;re anywhere near the following areas in St. Louis this weekend, you may want to find an alternate way to your destination. All of the following information comes from the Missouri Department of Transportation:</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 17:23:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2406 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Road closures on I-64, I-44, downtown St. Louis this weekend Ladue Rd. to close Thursday morning for interchange work http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ladue-rd-close-thursday-morning-interchange-work <p>After tomorrow morning, drivers who frequent the intersection of Ladue Rd. and Route 141 will have to find a new way to get to work.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation confirmed on Wednesday that they will shut down Ladue Rd. just east of 141 (Woods Mill) after the morning rush. The closure will allow crews to connect Ladue to the new Route 141 interchange, which has been moved and raised out of a floodplain.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:11:25 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2232 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ladue Rd. to close Thursday morning for interchange work Arbitrator rejects Quinn's layoff, closure plan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arbitrator-rejects-quinns-layoff-closure-plan <p>An arbitrator has ordered Gov. Pat Quinn to cancel <a href="http://Quinn to close seven state institutions, lay off 1,900 workers">his plan to lay off state employees and close several prisons and mental facilities</a>.</p><p>Arbitrator Edwin Benn ruled Monday that Quinn&#39;s plan would violate his agreement with a major union. The Democratic governor signed a deal last year that promised no layoffs or closures if the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees agreed to various cost-cutting measures.</p> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 15:59:10 +0000 The Associated Press 2172 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arbitrator rejects Quinn's layoff, closure plan Quinn to close seven state institutions, lay off 1,900 workers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-close-seven-state-institutions-lay-1900-workers <p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Sean Crawford and WBEZ&#39;s Sam Hudzik was used in this story.</em></p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn says he will need to lay off 1,900 state employees and close seven state facilities to live within a budget sent to him by the General Assembly.</p><p>&quot;Decisions made by members of the General Assembly I may or may not agree with, but once they have adopted their budget, it is now the law of our state,&quot; Quinn told reporters in Chicago today. &quot;We have to implement this in a responsible manner.&quot;</p> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 18:20:58 +0000 The Associated Press, Illinois Public Radio & WBEZ 2015 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Quinn to close seven state institutions, lay off 1,900 workers Several construction projects to impact weekend traffic in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/several-construction-projects-impact-weekend-traffic-st-louis <p>Several construction projects will impact traffic on metro area interstates this weekend, mainly around downtown St. Louis and I-270 near I-44.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:41:02 +0000 Johanna Mayer 1701 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Several construction projects to impact weekend traffic in St. Louis Interstate 170 to close next weekend at Delmar http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/interstate-170-close-next-weekend-delmar <p>The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate 170 at Delmar next Friday, July 8, to set girders and install portions of the driving surface <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/delmar-bridge-over-interstate-170-closed-immediately">for the new bridge</a>.</p><p>Lane closures will start around 7 p.m. on July 8, and all lanes will be open again by the morning rush hour on Monday, July 11.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:31:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1540 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Interstate 170 to close next weekend at Delmar Flooding closes hundreds of roads in Missouri, Illinois http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/flooding-closes-hundreds-roads-missouri-illinois <p>The <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/levee-breached-poplar-bluff-mo-more-evacuations-planned">floods affecting southern and southeastern Missouri and towns along the Mississippi River</a> have resulted in hundreds of closed roads in the state, along with neighboring areas in Illinois.</p><p><strong>Updated 1:32 p.m. April 26:</strong></p><p>The City of Fenton has announced that The River Road in Fenton, Mo. at the intersection of Yarnell Road and Larkin-Williams Road is now closed.</p><p><strong>In Missouri:</strong></p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 17:50:19 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 1037 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Flooding closes hundreds of roads in Missouri, Illinois