South County Connector

South County Connector
3:54 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

With Comment Deadline Looming, Protests Continue Over South County Connector

Opponents of a proposed new road through portions of South County listen to speakers at an event on July 16, 2013. They are in the parking lot of Deer Creek Center, which will be impacted by the proposed connector.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated 7:37 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 with comments from St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley 

Local advocacy groups and politicians are urging opponents of a proposed new road through portions of St. Louis County to continue speaking out against the project.

The deadline for comments on an environmental study for the South County Connector is Friday. The streets department will review and respond to them before incorporating them into the study for federal approval.

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South County Connector
4:08 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

St. Louis City On Record Opposing South County Connector

(via Flickr/Mykl Roventine)

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has become the latest entity to go on record opposing a new boulevard through portions of St. Louis County.

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South County Connector
10:41 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

From Bike Trails To Property Values, Residents Raise Concerns About ‘South County Connector’

St. Louis City Alderman Scott Ogilvie holds up a display showing the proposed South County Connector during a public meeting on Monday, July 8.
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

During a public meeting Monday night, several residents raised concerns about a proposed highway project that would stretch through parts of St. Louis City and County.

Called the South County Connector, the unfunded highway project has a more than $100 million price tag and would run from Hanley Road at Deer Creek Plaza to River Des Peres Boulevard.  

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