Driver injured in I-255 crash

The Illinois State Police is investigating a single vehicle rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on I-255 in Godfrey. The crash took place in the southbound lanes around 1:30 p.m. about a half mile from the Humbert Road exit after the vehicle apparently hit something in the roadway. The driver was injured and airlifted from the scene.
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Male Driver Partially Ejected In I-255 Roll-Over Crash, Airlifted To St. Louis Hospital

GODFREY - A male driver was partially ejected in a roll-over accident on Interstate-255 about a half-mile south of Humbert Road in Godfrey on Tuesday afternoon. Godfrey Fire Protection District Chief Eric Cranmer said the call to 911 came in at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. Godfrey Fire Protection District responded, with Illinois State Police District 11, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Alton Memorial Ambulance, and Air Evac Medical Transport, and Fosterburg Fire Department. The man’s vehicle Continue Reading
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Saint Louis, MOIllinois Business Journal

Day pass allows unlimited rides on MetroLink and MetroBus

This week, Metro Transit began a six month program of offering its Metro Day Pass for just $5 – a 33 percent discount from the regular $7.50 price. With the $5 Metro Day Pass, transit riders can enjoy all the St. Louis region has to offer with unlimited rides on MetroL.
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Temporary Road Closure Announced: Illinois Route 3 Between Seventh Street and Amoco Cut-Off Road

HARTFORD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces Illinois Route 3 will be closed to all traffic between 7 th Street and the Amoco Cut-Off Road starting at noon Saturday, June 26, to approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. Traffic will be able to detour to either Illinois Route 143 or Illinois Route 111 via Hawthorne Street during this period. This weekend closure is necessary to allow for the transport and installation of a new pipe bridge west of the levee, just north Continue Reading
Alton, ILTelegraph

Two injured in motorcycle crash on Sunday

ALTON — Two motorcycle occupants sustained serious injuries after a traffic collision Sunday afternoon. According to Alton Police Chief Marcos Pulido, at about 4:39 p.m. Alton Police responded to a traffic accident on the Berm Highway (Illinois 143) at Lock & Dam Way. The crash involved a maroon Harley Davidson...
Alton, ILTelegraph

Three hurt in Alton accident

ALTON — Three people were injured in a Wednesday afternoon collision in Alton. At the intersection of 20th and Piasa streets, a Buick LeSabre collided with a Chrysler Sebring. All three people injured in the accident — two from the Sebring and one from the LeSabre — were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
Madison County,

Road Closures Beginning Friday, June 25 - I-70/270/55 In Madison County

Troy– The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a 21-day complete closure of westbound I-70 between the westbound I-70/270 split and the merge with southbound I-55, beginning on Friday, June 25, 2021, weather permitting. This section of roadway will be completely closed to traffic for the 21 days starting at 6:00 pm. The detour route for this closure is as follows:
University City, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

University City offering free parking along Delmar and side streets for six months

UNIVERSITY CITY — The city will waive parking meter fees, including along Delmar Boulevard and its adjoining side streets, for up to six months effective immediately. City Manager Gregory Rose told Mayor Terry Crow and the City Council that the move will cost the city about $150,000. The city will seek reimbursement from economic development retail sales tax funds.
Hartford, ILTelegraph

Weekend road closure in Hartford

HARTFORD — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced Illinois 3 will be closed to all traffic between 7th Street and the Amoco Cut-Off Road starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, to about 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. Traffic will be able to detour to either Illinois...
Alton, ILMadison County Record

Woman alleges injuries when parked car is struck, crashes into Alton home

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when her car, which was parked in her private driveway, was struck by another vehicle and crashed into her home. Tia Taylor filed a complaint June 17 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Tyler Wayne Toenyes and Nicky Patterson, alleging negligence.

IDOT crews restrict I-270 Bridge to 3 lanes through Thursday

GRANITE CITY — The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced lane restrictions on the Chain of Rocks Bridge carrying Interstate 270 over the Mississippi River. Traffic will be reduced to one lane westbound on Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and eastbound on Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trio of Sunday crashes in Columbia

Emergency personnel were busy responding to three separate crashes late Sunday afternoon in Columbia. The first crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. on I-255 near the George Weber Chevrolet auto dealership. Illinois State Police handled that crash, which was minor in nature. At 4:36 p.m., Columbia police, fire department and EMS...