AboutMark Schlinkmann is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
St. Charles officials say drinking water remains safe for consumption but that the city will have to buy more water from St. Louis because of the latest shutdown.
The 'open house' session will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Des Peres Lodge. The 2-year project, set to begin in the summer of 2024, includes resurfacing, updated crosswalks and signals and rehabbed bridges.
The planned shutdown is to accommodate ongoing bridge construction work.
The suspension, which had been scheduled to end Monday, will continue until Dec. 16 due to continued delays in deploying new train cars because of various problems.
The rehabbed Midland Boulevard bridge over I-170 will reopen Saturday; it has been closed to traffic since June.
The board held its first public meeting in decades at St. Louis Union Station Hotel as required by the federal infrastructure bill passed last year by Congress.
TSA reported screening 185,562 departing passengers at St. Louis Lambert International Airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving period.
Because of flood damage, blue line trains have operated since September only between the Shrewsbury and Forest Park-DeBaliviere stations.