5 things you need to know now before work closes down parts of I-255

3 weeks 2 days ago

This story was originally published in the Belleville News-Democrat on January 28, 2020. Kavahn Mansouri | Belleville News-Democrat “Starting Saturday, a portion of Interstate-255 will be shut down in both directions for 5 months, kicking off a 10-month project to renovate what the state believes is one of its worst roads. The Illinois Department of Transportation’s first phase of repairs to a crumbling section of […]

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Evan Glantz

Major food producer investing $27M in St. Louis-area plant, bringing 100 new jobs

3 weeks 6 days ago

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Business Journal on January 24, 2020. Steph Kukuljan | St. Louis Business Journal “Tyson Foods Inc. is investing $27 million to upgrade its Landshire Inc. plant in Caseyville, Illinois, in a move that will create 100 new jobs, the company confirmed to the Business Journal. The Springdale, Arkansas-based food conglomerate (NYSE: TSN) will add […]

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Evan Glantz

Commentary: New state funding strengthens Missouri’s position as a freight leader

4 weeks 2 days ago

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Business Journal on January 16, 2020. Mary Lamie | St. Louis Business Journal “Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s recent funding announcement for several significant infrastructure projects through the state’s Cost-Share Program is great news. The program supports selected projects expected to have the greatest economic benefit to the state, and the $50 million in funding will advance 20 projects, including several in the St. […]

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Evan Glantz

2019 Highlights: A Freightway Year in Review

1 month 3 weeks ago

The St. Louis Regional Freightway has compiled a summary of the major developments in 2019 that either elevated the St. Louis region’s global status as a world-class freight hub or will help to advance the region’s position as the country’s freight nexus in the year ahead. “From mega projects breaking ground and global companies choosing to invest here, to newly […]

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Jerry Vallely

St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2020 Priority Projects List Advance to Construction

1 month 4 weeks ago

This story was originally published in St. Louis Construction News & Review on November 12, 2019. St. Louis Construction News & Review “The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGCOG) Board of Directors last week unanimously endorsed the St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2020 Multimodal Transportation Priority Projects List, a valuable tool used by the St. Louis Regional Freightway to advocate for support and funding […]

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Evan Glantz

America’s Central Port Continues Steady Growth

1 month 4 weeks ago

This story was originally published in The Waterways Journal on November 29, 2019. David Murray | The Waterways Journal “America’s Central Port is finishing out its 60th anniversary year by continuing its steady strategy of growth, transformation and diversification. Centrally located with access to four U.S. interstates, six Class-I railroads, 30 miles of rail, two multi-modal harbors, warehousing and 100 acres of development-ready land, […]

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Evan Glantz

$600M firm inks deal to double distribution space in St. Peters

2 months ago

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Business Journal on December 19, 2019. Steph Kukuljan | St. Louis Business Journal “Distribution Management has signed a long-term lease for a new industrial building in Duke Realty’s Premier 370 Business Park in St. Peters, among the largest deals in the last half of the year. The St. Charles-based company, a technology, fulfillment and distribution […]

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Evan Glantz

GM says it will invest $1.5B in Wentzville, keep 4,000 jobs

2 months 1 week ago

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Business Journal on December 13, 2019. Jacob Kirn | St. Louis Business Journal “General Motors said Friday it will invest $1 billion in its Wentzville plant and retain about 4,000 jobs “to bring its next generation of midsize pickup trucks to market.” It said the total investment would be $1.5 billion, though details weren’t given, including a […]

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Evan Glantz

Major rebuild of I-270 in north St. Louis County begins next spring

3 months 1 week ago

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on November 7, 2019. Mark Schlinkmann | St. Louis Post-Dispatch “FERGUSON — A long-awaited overhaul of a congested stretch of Interstate 270 in north St. Louis County took a major step forward Wednesday with the selection of contractors to do most of the $278 million project. The state Highways and Transportation Commission approved a […]

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