The ramp from westbound Interstate 44 to Highway 50 will be closed overnight Dec. 6, Dec. 7 and Dec 10. from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. each night and into the next morning.

The ramp from eastbound Highway 50 to eastbound Interstate 44 will be closed weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through mid-December.

The ramp from eastbound Highway 50 to eastbound Interstate 44 will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m..

Franklin County residents have received phone calls from scammers “spoofing” the sheriff’s office number to steal money.

Work on the traffic signal at Highway 100 concluded Friday afternoon marking the opening of Bluff Road to traffic.

MoDOT announced Wednesday, Sept. 12, that a portion of Highway 47 on the Franklin County side of the highway's bridge will remain closed for another month.The southbound, right lane of Route 47 is closed from the end of the bridge to Third Street so crews can work on drainage, sidewalks and …

A clay shoot tournament hosted by the Dutzow Knights of Columbus to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, due to expected rain.

St. Mary’s Road over Interstate 44 in Franklin County will open to traffic by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15.

A stretch of Interstate 44 in Franklin County will be closed overnight so crews can set girders for the new St. Mary’s Road bridge, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

One lane on the Route 47 Missouri River bridge will be closed daily next week for routine bridge maintenance.


With a heat advisory in effect, four locations throughout Washington are offering free cooling centers to the public.

Starting Friday, June 15, a section of Route 47 in Franklin County will be closed for a short time as part of a permit issued for a private development being built in the area. Crews will close Route 47 between Independence and Clearview at 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, through June 25 …


Washington High School’s Graduation Ceremony this evening Friday, May 18, will be held indoors in the Blue Jay Gymnasium due to a chance for rain in the forecast throughout the day. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.


St. Clair Police found a meth lab in a vehicle at Fast Lane Gas station Wednesday morning, May 16.


Crews will be closing the existing Route 47 Missouri River bridge intermittently overnight next week to set girders for the new bridge.

Crews will close one lane on the Route 47 Missouri River Bridge later this week to pour concrete for the new bridge. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. Flaggers will be on hand to direct motorists through the lane closure. All work is weather permitting. For mo…

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Franklin County in effect from 6 p.m. Saturday until noon Tuesday.


The Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River at Washington reopened about 9 a.m. Saturday morning after closing for less than hour.

Augusta Elementary School has taken precautionary measures and went on "lockout" Thursday morning due to the suspect still at large from the shooting near the Francis Howell High School campus Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Charles area.

The Four Rivers Career Center and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School have resumed normal operations after being on lockdown for a brief time mid-day Thursday.


The Union R-XI School District announced Wednesday evening they would cancel classes the day of the total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, that officials say could bring up to 30,000 visitors to the city.


Thomas Leary Miller, Sr., whose newspaper career at the Washington Missourian spanned nearly 40 years, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a short hospital stay in St. Louis County. He became ill Monday, July 24, and entered Missouri Baptist Hospital that day. He was just a few days short of…

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