Thursday, February 14, 2013
City manager Edwin Carlstrom asked Hazelwood City Council to hear first reading of two bills to pay a construction and engineering firm additional funds on the road improvement project.
What could have been a $1.9 million project for the City of Hazelwood to reconstruct Missouri Bottom Road resulted in the city saving close to $700,000 after completing the project for $1.2 when it reopened on October 22 of last year. Still, the project that took quite a while to complete because of the importance of repairing the roads infrastructure, will not cost the city a little bit more as it will have to pay a few additional funds to the project's construction and engineering firms. "There was a lot of complexity with this project," Hazelwood City Manager Edwin Carlstrom said "When we got through looking at all of the additions, subtractions and changes to the original contract, the change order (for construction work) has come to …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Plus, will there be more upgrades to the Missouri Bottom Road reconstruction project?
It appears Hazelwood will finally have a new chief of police following former chief Carl Wolf's retirement July 1, 2012. Hazelwood City Council will convene Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., to discuss city business. Council will meet in its chambers at Hazelwood City Hall, and a new chief will be announced and introduced. Hazelwood Police Captain Gregg Hall has been serving as acting chief since Wolf stepped down. Also on Wednesday's agenda, city manager Edwin Carlstrom will discuss some items regarding the Missouri Bottom Road reconstruction project, the possibility of a new employment training agreement and bid recommendations for flooring replacement at Hazelwood Community Center. Will you be attending Wednesday's Hazelwood City Council meeting?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Heads up, Hazelwood! The construction has progressed to a point that regular vehicles will now be allowed on Missouri Bottom Road again.
The City of Hazelwood reopened Missouri Bottom Road on October 22, giving local residents access to a shortcut to St. Louis Outlet Mall, formerly known as St. Louis Mills, once again. A portion of the street between Tulip Tree Lane and Taussig Road had to be shut down on December 22, 2009, due to its poor condition which moved up the City’s timetable to start reconstruction on the same stretch of road. The road will be open to all automobile traffic. However, no trucks in excess of 12,000 lbs. will be permitted. Drivers in violation of this city ordinance will be issued a citation and must appear in court. The city already had plans to begin reconstruction of the road in the fall of 2010. But unforeseen problems resulting from the …