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County to hold Hwy. N Improvements virtual open house

The St. Charles County Highway Department is hosting an Informational Virtual Open House on proposed resurfacing and sidewalk improvements along Hwy. N from Motherhead Road to Mid Rivers Mall Drive. Residents may view plans and submit questions and comments online through Nov. 11 at sccmo.org/HighwayNImprovements.

This project involves:

  • Installing new pavement markings on Hwy. N.
  • Modifying the location of the pedestrian push buttons along the south side of Hwy. N in front of Francis Howell Central High School.
  • Reconstructing private and commercial building entrances along Hwy. N to comply with ADA standards.

The project is funded by the St. Charles County 1/2-cent transportation sales tax, as well as funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Bartlett & West is serving as the design engineering consultant.

The estimated $1.1 million project is in the preliminary design stage. After the virtual open house, plans may be updated based on public feedback, and easement acquisition/negotiation is expected to begin in early 2021. It is anticipated that construction of the project will start in spring 2022.

Residents may request an appointment to view plans in person at the St. Charles County Highway Department, 301 N. Third Street in St. Charles. Contact Chris Bostic, Engineering Design Manager, at (636) 949-7305 or cbostic@sccmo.org to schedule. A mask and COVID-19 health screening are required to enter the building.

For additional questions, contact the St. Charles County Highway Department at (636) 949-7305.

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