Snow Causes Slick Conditions, Dropping Temps Could Result In More Hazardous Road Conditions

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The latest round of winter weather is to blame for numerous accidents during the Monday morning commute. MODOT officials report that it had limited staff over the weekend in preparation of the storm. MODOT said they weren’t fully staffed until 3 a.m.. Meanwhile, the dropping temperatures are could cause re-freezing on…

Motorists Warned To Stay Off Roadways With Winter Weather

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The region is bracing for more winter weather. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to rapidly drop into the teens Thursday night bringing sleet and snow. While the precipitation is expected to be light, the dropping temperatures may cause roads to become slick. MODOT issued this warning: “Rain/sleet/freezing rain…

MODOT Hiring For Winter Operations

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)   It may feel like August, but MODOT is already preparing for winter. The highway department is looking to fill seasonal positions across the state for its winter operations. This includes 75 positions in the St. Louis area. “Winter storms often last more than one shift and hiring seasonal workers helps keep…

MODOT Being Sued Following Fatal Crash Near Wentzville

St. Charles County, MO  (KTRS)  The Missouri Department of Transportation is facing legal action following a traffic accident near Wentzville that claimed the lives of a mother and her two children last month. Relatives of the victims, 36-year-old Jacqueline Faudi and her 6-year-old and 7-month-old daughters, filed a wrongful death suit against MODOT this week.…