141 Improvement Project
St. Louis County, MO - The Route 141 Improvement Project, which began in the spring of 2010, will relocate Route 141 to the east of its current location between Ladue Road and Olive Boulevard in St. Louis County. The new six lane road will alleviate long-standing problems with safety, flooding, and traffic congestion. Fred Weber, Inc. is the prime contractor. The scope of work for this MoDOT project includes:
- 2.2 miles of grading and paving
- 846,140 cubic yards of excavation
- 118,190 square feet of retaining walls
- 65,930 square feet of sound walls
- 8 bridges .4 miles of sanitary sewer relocation
On July 14th, 2012 mainline 141 and Ladue to opened to traffic after a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open run/walk/bike. Woods Mill Road from Parkway High School to St. Luke’s Hospital Drive will be closed and is expected to reopen around the date of August 10th. The Ladue connector ramps will also reopen around the August 10th date. Work is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Paving was recently completed on Woods Mill Road and landscaping and finish work along the mainline corridor is progressing well. Despite numerouse adverse conditions beyond their control, Fred Weber crews have done a fantastic job delivering on-schedule according to Project Manager Justin Brooks.
"Watching our people transform the site from a wooded swampland to a modern highway has been amazing. They have battled the mud, the cold and the extreme heat to reach this milestone for our client. Our workforce always seems to make it happen, and I believe that this reliability sets us apart from our competitors. Hats off to the 141 team!"
Cyclists, walkers, runners, and rollerbladers enjoy the new 141 before it opens to traffic on July 14th.