Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Webster Groves Police said the Lonzo Stewart was driving under the influence of PCP when he struck the center median, went across all lanes and hit a guardrail.
A St. Louis man faces an assault charge after a passenger in his car was injured in an accident on Interstate 44 near South Elm Avenue in Webster Groves. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Lonzo Stewart, 51, was charged April 1 with second-degree assault, driving while intoxicated. Webster Groves Police said Stewart was driving July 19 under the influence of phencyclidine, also known as PCP. According to a court document, Stewart’s car struck the center median on I-44, swerved across all lanes of traffic and hit a guardrail. A passenger in Stewart’s car had injuries to his head, shoulder, legs and had back pain, according to the document. Police said Stewart’s blood was obtained, and it tested positive for …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The closure is needed to replace a deteriorated retaining wall near the ramp, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. It's expected to last about six weeks.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Weather permitting, the closure is expected to last about six weeks, say officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation.
The westbound Interstate 44 entrance ramp at Elm Avenue in Webster Groves will close Monday, July 30. It was originally scheduled to close July 23. However, officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) said more engineering work was needed to prepare for the ramp closure. That work has been completed. MoDOT will be replacing a retaining wall near the ramp that has deteriorated. The closure is expected to last about six weeks, weather permitting. You can access westbound I-44 by detouring to Big Bend Boulevard. There will be changeable message boards alerting motorists of the detour. Motorists can also use Watson Road to access westbound I-44. This is the second I-44 ramp closure in Webster Groves since April. That's …
Friday, July 20, 2012
MoDOT officials say more a few areas near the ramp need more engineering work in order to prepare for the closure in Webster Groves.
The westbound Interstate 44 entrance ramp closure at Elm Avenue in Webster Groves has been postponed until early August. It was originally scheduled to close after 9 a.m. on Monday, July 23. Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials say more engineering work needs to be done to prepare for the ramp closure. MoDOT will be replacing a retaining wall near the ramp that has deteriorated. The closure is expected to last about six weeks, weather permitting. See previous article: Westbound Interstate 44 Entrance Ramp at Elm Avenue to Close July 23
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
MoDOT crews will be replacing a deteriorated retaining wall to ensure motorist safety. This is the second I-44 ramp closure in Webster Groves in recent months.
If you live or work in the Webster Groves area, be prepared for yet another detour on Interstate 44. The westbound I-44 entrance ramp at Elm Avenue will close after 9 a.m. on Monday, July 23. It will remain closed until late August. The Missouri Department of Transportation will be replacing a retaining wall near the ramp that has deteriorated. You can access westbound I-44 by detouring to Big Bend Boulevard. There will be changeable message boards alerting motorists of the detour. Motorists can also use Watson Road to access westbound I-44. This is the second I-44 ramp closure in Webster Groves since April. That's when work began on the Murdoch Avenue Bridge, which includes the closure of the ramp onto westbound I-44 from Big Bend …
Friday, May 4, 2012
MoDOT crews will be narrowing lanes on I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44. They'll also be doing maintenance work throughout the area in the next week.
Lanes narrowing on I-270 Missouri Department of Transportation crews have begun narrowing lanes on northbound and southbound Interstate 270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44. Over the next week, motorists will see various night lane closures in this area for asphalt paving operations. The work is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays and is part of a two-year widening project on I-270. Painting, patching and striping Crews will be painting bridges, patching potholes and striping roads throughout the region next week. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching work zones or moving operations on the roadways. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The bridge, which will remain closed for six months, is being replaced because it is functionally obsolete and structurally deficient.
Plan on a little extra time to get where you're going if you use the Murdoch Avenue Bridge in Webster Groves or travel in areas around it. Beginning Monday, April 23, the bridge over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad between Interstate 44 and Big Bend Boulevard will close. The closure also includes the ramp onto westbound I-44 from Murdoch Avenue. The bridge is being replaced because it is functionally obsolete and structurally deficient, Webster Groves officials say. However, it is not dangerous. Kozeny Wagner, the contractor, has 180 days to complete the project. The maps in the attached .pdf file show current traffic patterns and detour routes. The closure has been postponed a couple of times. Originally, it was to take place …
Monday, April 16, 2012
He was allegedly arguing with someone in the car when he pointed gun at the victim.
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- Joe Scott
Monday, April 16, 2012
A University City man is being charged with unlawful use of a weapon during a dispute in a car. Ellis McMurtry, of the 7800 block of Blackberry Ave. in University City, was allegedly arguing with the victim while driving on Interstate 44 near Laclede Station Road in Webster Groves on Wednesday. McMurtry, 68, then pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the victim, according to a Webster Groves Police Department report. Bond was set at $10,000.