Counties Impacted
St. Charles
Project Status
In Progress

Project Milestones

Pre-industry meeting
October 5, 2016
Industry meeting
November 15, 2016
NB West selected as contractor
May 4, 2017
Public meetings
July 13, 2017 in St. Charles County and July 19, 2017 in Franklin County
Groundbreaking ceremony
July 27, 2017
In Progress
Construction begins
July 2017
As of July 12, 2018 work has been completed at 15 of the 31 project locations. In addition: • High Friction Surface treatment is complete on 20 of 35 lane miles • Flashing beacons have been installed at all 17 stop signs • All four LED stop signs have been installed • Intersection conflict warning systems have been installed at five of six locations • All across the lane rumble strips and edge line rumbles have been installed • 682 chevrons signs have been installed at 61 curves
In Progress
Constuction complete

Construction is expected to be complete by late 2018.

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During the last 10 years, 8,752 Missouri motorists left on a trip and never made it to their destination.  This project uses public and private industry solutions to reduce crashes and save lives.

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.  There are improvements being made at 16 different locations in Franklin County and 15 different locations in St. Charles County.  

About the Blueprint

The project team used the state’s strategic highway safety plan to come up with the project goals.

About Design-Build

Design-Build is a project delivery method where design and construction services are contracted by a single entity.