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Public Comment Period Open through March 26 for Six Potential St. Peters Transportation Projects

March 23, 2020
If you’re at home right now and have a few minutes to spare, we have a way you can help your community get around once we get past this time of social distancing. Please visit THIS ONLINE FORM and give your comments on six potential transportation projects in St. Peters. The City of St. Peters has applied for funding from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for each of these projects. The public comment period for the application is coming to a close this Thursday, March 26.

The cost of all the projects is an estimated $7.032 million. Of that amount, $5.563 million would be federal funds.

Here’s a summary of each proposed St. Peters project:

Barkwood Trails Drive

(Jungermann Road to Maple Tree Drive)

This road improvement project would replace all pavement and sidewalks. Traffic-calming measures may be included, with mini-roundabouts being used instead of stop signs. Four pedestrian refugee islands may also be constructed. Estimated project cost: $2,033,533. Estimated completion: December 2024. VIEW LOCATION MAP (pdf)

Harvester Road at Queensbrooke Boulevard

This is a traffic signal replacement project. A span wire signal would be replaced with steel signal arms and uprights. A pedestrian crossing would be added at the signal and a sidewalk would be constructed on the east side of Harvester from Sugarwood to Queensbrooke. Estimated project cost: $665,848. Estimated completion: December 2023. VIEW LOCATION MAP (pdf)

Jungs Station Road

(Kings Crossing to Country Mill Court)

Concrete pavement would be replaced and diamond grinding would be used to smooth the surface. The sidewalk from Kings Crossing to Country Mill Road would be replaced on both sides of Jungs Station Road. The traffic signal at Plum Creek Drive would be replaced, and a sidewalk would be installed on the east side of the road, from Roberts Automotive to Windwood Trail. Estimated project cost: $1,994,483. Estimated completion: December 2024. VIEW LOCATION MAP (pdf)

Mexico Road Bridge over Dardenne Creek

This is a bridge maintenance project. Bridge approach slabs would be replaced, as would guardrails to meet required standards. A portion of the sidewalk on the north side of Mexico Road would be replaced where settling has occurred. The bridge deck would receive sealer to repair small surface cracks and increase the life span of the bridge deck. Estimated project cost: $558,795. Estimated completion: December 2023. VIEW LOCATION MAP (pdf)

Mid Rivers Mall Drive at St. Peters Howell Road

This project would increase capacity to reduce traffic congestion at the intersection. A right northbound turn lane from Mid Rivers Mall Drive onto St. Peters Howell Road and a right westbound turn lane from St. Peters Howell Road onto Mid Rivers Mall Drive would be added to reduce vehicle delays. Estimated project cost: $555,510. Estimated completion: December 2023. CAPACITY IMPROVEMENTS STUDY MAP (pdf)

Mid Rivers Mall Drive Shared Use Path/Right Turn Lane to Home Depot

The sidewalk on the east side of Mid Rivers Mall Drive from Route 364 to Route N would be replaced by a 10-foot-wide multi-use path for walking, bicycling, skateboarding, etc. A dedicated right northbound turn lane would be added at Home Depot, in front of Chick-fil-A. Estimated project cost: $1,224,382. Estimated completion: December 2024.

To comment on the projects, visit the 2020 Project Application Comment Form page, click on St. Peters and click on a project name to email your comment to East-West Gateway.

East-West Gateway staff is evaluating all applications, those made in Missouri and Illinois, and will make its recommendations to its Board of Directors in late May.

CLICK HERE to learn more about East-West Gateway Council of Governments.