icy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Icy St. Louis side streets to be treated with salt-sand mixture http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/icy-st-louis-side-streets-be-treated-salt-sand-mixture <p>St. Louis neighborhoods will be getting some relief from ice-covered side streets resulting from last week's blizzard.</p><p>The <a href="http://stlouis.missouri.org/government/cdstrts.htm">City of St. Louis Streets Department </a>received over 250 requests for service this morning.</p><p>Streets Director Todd Waelterman says 50 crews are out spreading a mixture of sand and salt on some of the worst areas.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:11:09 +0000 Adam Allington 506 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Icy St. Louis side streets to be treated with salt-sand mixture Winter storm information and resources http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/winter-storm-information-and-resources <p>Dealing with the aftermath of this winter storm? We have information and resources to help.</p><p>Also, if you h<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; line-height: normal; border-collapse: collapse;">ave some photos of your winter storm experience to share, post them <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/kwmu/discuss/72157625954691070/">here</a>.</span></p><p>Follow other news and weather-related updates with us on Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/#%21/stlpublicradio">@stlpublicradio</a></p><p> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:01:38 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, Kelsey Proud, Bill Raack, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 432 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Winter storm information and resources Winter weather wreaks havoc on area roads http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/winter-weather-wreaks-havoc-area-roads <p>Freezing drizzle caused numerous minor accidents, closed area schools.</p> Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:53:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 132 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Winter weather wreaks havoc on area roads Brussels Ferry closed due to ice on the Illinois River http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brussels-ferry-closed-due-ice-illinois-river <P>It happens at this time of year -- rivers freeze. Well, ice on the Illinois River has again shut down the <A href="http://www.dot.state.il.us/ferries.html">Brussels Ferry</A>.</P> <P> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 18:49:34 +0000 Bill Raack 125 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brussels Ferry closed due to ice on the Illinois River