Kingshighway

Kingshighway flood
6:12 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Busted water main by Barnes-Jewish Hospital blocks roads, affects hospital power

Joseph Leahy/St. Louis Public Radio

Updated 11:29 a.m. July 5:

A Barnes-Jewish Hospital release says that no surgeries were canceled today, even though power is still intermittent to Queeny Tower. Full power to the building is anticipated to return today.

Most of the patients who were moved to other areas of the hospital are also expected to return to their original rooms Friday. 

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St. Louis, traffic, construction
3:41 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

City to replace Kingshighway viaduct

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Edited 9:59 a.m. May 2 to correct hearing time to 4 p.m.

The city of St. Louis announced plans Friday that it will be replace the Kingshighway viaduct between Vandeventer Avenue and Southwest Avenue/Shaw Blvd. next summer.

The current viaduct was built in 1936 and city officials say it’s in poor condition.

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