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St. Clair May Lower Highway 47 Limits on North Side
The city of St. Clair and the Missouri Department of Transportation conducted a joint groundbreaking ceremony for the North Outer Road relocation project at Interstate 44 and Highway 47 Friday morning. Dozens of individuals attended, including state, county and local officials. Addressing the audience and praising the project were Joeanna Middleton of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office, State Rep. Dave Hinson, Franklin County Presiding Commissioner John Griesheimer, St. Clair Mayor Ron Blum and MoDOT area engineer Judy Wagner. Pictured ready to turn shovels of dirt near the intersection of Miller and Peterson roads on the north side of St. Clair along the construction route are, from left, St. Clair Ward 2 Alderman Travis Dierker, St. Clair R-XIII School District Superintendent Mike Murphy, Blum, Wagner, Hinson, Ward 1 Alderman Nathan Tate, Ward 1 Alderman Zach Fuchs, Ward 2 Alderman Barb McGlenn and youngster Braden Tate.