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Dec 11 2014

St. Louis County Uses Innovative Measure to Reduce Congestion on one of the Region’s Most Heavily Traveled Roads


Nearly 40,000 vehicles use Hanley Road north of Manchester on a typical weekday, making it one of the St. Louis County Department of Highways and Traffic’s highest volume roads.

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Dec 05 2014

Community Comes out for America Recycles Day, View St. Louis County’s Holiday Health Recycling Guide


Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, 25 percent more waste is created as people entertain, shop and wrap gifts.  Fortunately, in St. Louis County, most of that waste can be recycled.  Wrapping paper, gift boxes, eggnog cartons all can be recycled through the single-stream curbside program.

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Dec 03 2014

St. Louis County’s Make a Difference Day brings residents together


Each year St. Louis County employees, along with countless volunteers, embark upon the community to help make a difference within the County.

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Nov 04 2014

$1.5 Million Water Main Project Will Slow Hanley Road Traffic in Clayton for Several Months


Effective Nov. 3, 2014, a Missouri American Water Company project will significantly slow traffic on Hanley Road, between Clayton Road and Forsyth Boulevard in Clayton.

For at least the next five months, water utility contractors will be excavating a trench down the middle of Hanley into which a new 8” water main will be installed. The new pipe will replace a 100-year-old, break-plagued water line.



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Oct 29 2014

St. Louis County Awarded $2.4 Million for Residential Lead Remediation


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded St. Louis County Government $2,496,364 for lead remediation in residential properties.

The Office of Community Development was awarded $2,396,364 in Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control grant program funding and an additional $100,000 in healthy homes initiative funding. 
St. Louis County Office of Community Development will address lead hazards in 200 housing units, and will also perform healthy homes assessments in 20 units. 

In total, HUD awarded more than $112 million in grants nationwide to 39 local and state government agencies and research institutions as part of this announcement ensuring families safe places to live.



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Oct 24 2014

We want to hear from you so call us if you spot a problem on a St. Louis County maintained road


Residents are encouraged to call St. Louis County Highways and Traffic’s Service Request bureau at (314) 615-8538 to report problems or potential problems.

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Oct 20 2014

When Buying a Home Consider the St. Louis County Neighborhood Stabilization Program


The St. Louis County Office of Community Development has been working diligently help stabilize neighborhoods on the brink of decline due to the foreclosure crisis with the federally funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  NSP funding has been used to acquire and rehabilitate vacant foreclosed properties in targeted areas of the County to help stabilize property values and preserve declining neighborhoods.

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Oct 08 2014

St. Louis County is now part of the World Health Organization Global Network


The World Health Organization sets the standard for every community in the world on how to be age-friendly and ensure older adults have a high standard of living as they age. St. Louis County is excited to be now indexed on its website.

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Oct 03 2014

St. Louis County Electronic Recycling Event Set for October 4 at Oasis of Love Fellowship Church


The next electronic recycling event is going to be on October 4, 2014 at Oasis of Love Fellowship Church, located at 335 Shepley Dr., in North St. Louis County. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Sep 11 2014

Despite Severe Winter St. Louis County’s Salt Supply In Good Shape


In the 2013-14 winter season, Highways and Traffic spread 41,000 tons of salt on its 3,100 lane miles of pavement. In 2012-13, road personnel dispensed just 14,435 tons of the granular chemical.



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