What is the project?
The St. Louis District Safety Design Build project will make safety improvements at 31 locations across Franklin and St. Charles Counties. A variety of safety improvements will be made, including pavement treatments, reflective pavement markers, rumble strips and flashing stop signs. Over a 10 year period, the improvements are expected to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes by more than 70 people.
Why is this project being done?
MoDOT takes the safety of the traveling public very seriously. This project allows MoDOT to make multiple safety improvements across two counties. Using the Design-Build method, MoDOT is able to implement the safety solutions quickly, efficiently and cost effectively. Fast implementation of safety improvements saves more lives.
Where will these improvements be made?
The improvements will be made on various routes in Franklin County and St. Charles County. To see detailed information on the improvements in each county click here.
How long will this project take to complete?
The project started in July of 2017. All work is expected to be completed by the winter of 2018.
How much will this project cost?
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission selected NB West Contracting Company as the apparent best value to design and build the $24 million project. They are partnered with Horner & Shifrin, Inc., Lochmueller Group and Engineering Design Source Inc. Click here for contractor information on the selection process.
What are the goals of the project?
1) Deliver the project within the budget of $24.11 million
2) Reduce fatal and serious injury crashed by maximizing safety improvements
3) Deliver all improvements with a reasonable service life and low maintenance cost
4) Minimize impacts to the public during and after construction
5) Complete construction on the project by October 1, 2019
Where can I get more information?
For further questions, call 888-ASK-MOODT or email the project team at SLSafetyImprovements@modot.mo.gov.