Recycle Your Cardboard Boxes in Ladue
Thanks to the Ladue Horton Watkins High School students who are working on recycling, there is now a convenient place to recycle all your cardboard boxes.
No more bundling those boxes or wrestling them into blue bags, Just pile them in your car and take them to the west end of the south parking lot of the high school. Flatten the boxes and toss them in the big blue bin marked cardboard.
Recycling is available in Ladue through your regular trash collector. Please contact your collector concerning days of service. Blue bags for the storage of recyclables are available at Schnucks or Schnarrs Hardware. For a list of items that can be recycled, click here.
For information on electronics recycling, go to www.witsinc.org. This organization has recycling events throughout the year at several locations around the area.
For information on recycling or disposal of hazardous household products such as paint, fluorescent lamps, motor oil, and batteries go to www.stlouisco.com/doh.
CURRENT PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS
1. Ladue Road/I-170 Interchange (80% Federal 20% Local Share: Summers, Compton, Wells Law Firm [SCW]). The signal work, sidewalk installation, and parking lot paving have been completed. The wall cap will be installed the week of December 8, 2014. Punch list completion is anticipated by December 31, 2014.
2. McKnight Road and Bridge Improvements and Sidewalk Improvements (80% Federal 20% City for Right-of-way and Construction phases) –
The project was bid on July 9th with three bidders submitting bids. Gershenson submitted the lowest bid in the amount of $2,316,538.71. City Council awarded the contract at their July 21, 2014 meeting. MoDOT has authorized concurrence of award and the notice to proceed was issued at the end of August 2014.
Horner and Shifrin is performing the construction administration on the project on behalf of the City.
Missouri American Water Company’s replacement of 4800 linear feet of deteriorated six inch water main with eight inch water main has been completed including permanent pavement repairs for all three phases.
The City’s project consists of the replacement of two bridges, pavement rehabilitation, and sidewalk installation on the east side of McKnight between Clayton Road and Ladue Road.
The northern bridge just south of Robin Hill was substantially complete on November 17, 2014. The south bridge near Black Creek will be constructed in 2015.
Sidewalk, storm sewer, and wall installation are ongoing.
The overall project completion is scheduled for Spring 2015.
3. Price Road improvements: sidewalk and pavement rehabilitation from Delmar to Clayton (80% Federal, 20% City for Design, ROW, and Construction) – The City and a right-of-way consultant, O.R. Colan, are in the process of acquiring the necessary easements from 15 property owners. Once right-of-way has been completed, final plans can be prepared and the project can be constructed. It is anticipated that construction will begin in late Spring 2015 and extend to Fall 2015.
4. Edie’s Mulch Site Improvements (100% Funded by City; storm water fund) –
The contractor continues to work on the punch list for the project.
5. Citywide Beautification Framework Plan
Bids for the stepping stone installation will be obtained as part of the 2015 budget which includes $10,500 in funding.
The Public Works Committee will be reviewing the beautification plan at their February 2015 meeting
The proposal for the concept plans for Clayton/Warson Open Space Design and Path Connections is being presented to City Council at the 12/15/14 meeting.
6. Lay Road Improvements (80% Federal Funding, 20% City of Ladue Funding)
The City of Ladue was successful in obtaining federal funds for the Lay Road Improvements project which will consist of the installation of sidewalk on the west side of the road, storm sewer improvements, and pavement rehabilitation. The funding for the design phase is available 10/1/15. The request for qualifications for engineering consulting services will be issued mid-year 2015.
7. Stormwater Needs Assessment (Stormwater Fund)
Funding for a stormwater needs assessment has been included in the 2015 budget. The Request for Qualifications is being issued the week of December 8, 2014 with responses due in early January. Statements of Qualifications will be evaluated and interviews will be conducted. It is anticipated that City Council approval for an engineering contract with the selected consultant will come before Council at the February 17, 2015 meeting.
The stormwater needs assessment will consist of the distribution of a stormwater concern form to residents, public meeting(s) to engage residents about the assessment and to collection information, the evaluation of the data and complaints, and compilation of information into a mapped stormwater problem areas report.
McKnight Road sidewalk installation
DID YOU KNOW?
Do you have questions or want to know more about the Public Works Department? Click the links below:
Ladue Department of Public Works
9345 Clayton Rd
Ladue, MO 63124