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Riders on the MetroLink could experience short delays this week.

Work is scheduled to start today and is expected to run through Sunday. MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Rock Road and Wellston stations today, Friday, and over the weekend. Red Line passengers could be delayed up to 10 minutes. Tuesday through Thursday, a single track will operate at the UMSL South, UMSL North, and North Hanley stations.

Blue Line passengers could then experience short delays.

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   All lanes of Interstate 70 have reopened after a water main break near Jennings Station Road caused a large sink hole to form Wednesday afternoon.  

   Traffic on westbound I-70 was down to one lane through rush hour and much of the evening.  

   Missouri American Water crews worked well into the night to fill the hole, re-pave the road and reroute water to local customers.  

   Water Company Spokesperson Ann Dettmer says the 12 inch line broke because it was old and overused.  Dettmer says as the ground dries up, it doesn't provide as much support.  

   Engineers will consider whether to replace the main or reroute water service around it permanently.

 

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A couple of job fairs coming up that offer unique part-time job opportunities.

Peabody Opera House and the Scottrade Center are looking to hire for the upcoming seasons. Positions available at either location include guest service host, student host, concierge, guest service supervisor and security.

The job fair will be held June 26 and July 10 from 3 PM to 7 PM.

More information is available at the Peabody Opera House and Scottrade Center websites. 

 

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Friday, 07 June 2013 12:09

IDOT postpones work on McKinley Bridge

Flooding is forcing the Illinois Department of Transportation to postpone planned work on the McKinley Bridge.

The original closure was scheduled to start tonight and run through the weekend, but the water is to high to complete the work safely. IDOT says the new start date is June 28, weather permitting.

 

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MoDOT is warning of slow traffic tomorrow morning on Interstate 70 near Mid Rivers Mall Drive.

Police officers will slow down traffic in both directions at 9 AM and 11 AM Wednesday. The slowdowns will last up to ten minutes and take place between Route 79 and Route 370. This is part of work to create a new interchange on the highway and add a new lane of traffic.

Information on how to avoid the work zone can be found at modot.org.

 

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's legislative session is over, but the work may continue for some lawmakers.

Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey says he is considering appointing at least three committees to study issues before the 2014 session.

A joint panel of Senate and House members could look into potential changes to the Medicaid health care program for the poor.

Another committee could study potential projects to be included in a bonding proposal that would be put before voters.

Dempsey said an interim committee also could look into changes to the state's regional solid waste management districts.

All of those committees would be continuing work on measures that failed to pass during the legislative session that ended Friday.

 

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A home improvement project is being blamed for the explosion at a St. Peters home.

Officials with the Cottleville Fire Protection District say a contractor was working to refinish a concrete floor, but did not have adequate ventilation. The contractor also said the hot water heater was left on, prompting the explosion.

The house will need major work before it is livable again.

 

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The work to replace two miles of water pipeline along Manchester Road in Ballwin kicks off Monday night.

Starting every night at 8:30, crews will dig up water mains between Henry Avenue and Old Ballwin Road. KSDK reports the pipes are between 70 and 100 years old. Crews will be working from 8:30 pm to 6am to minimize the impact on traffic, but the inside westbound lane will be occasionally closed.

Work should be done before MoDOT plans to re-pave Manchester in 2014.

 

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Evening rush will be slowed in one direction on the Jefferson Barracks Bridge.

MoDOT has closed one lane of Westbound I-255 on the bridge for urgent repairs. Crews are working to repair a bridge joint. Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes.

Work should be finished in time for the Friday morning rush.
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