Improvements Coming for Pedestrians in Creve Coeur

Nearly two years after being selected for funding to improve pedestrian safety for students, the work is finally set to get started in Creve Coeur once the weather clears up

A new sidewalk will be added to the south side of Highland Street, across from LaSalle, from Thorncrest to Scenic Park Drive with rapid flashing beacons being added to the crosswalk, which sees a lot of use as students cross to get to the library.

On Groveland Street near Parkview, five ADA-accessible ramps will be built at crosswalks and fluorescent school zone signs will be put up, as well as speed limit signs with flashing yellow beacons.

An $8 million streets cape project that would extend sidewalks along Route 29 from the top of the hill all the way down to Fischer Road is also being considered. The village is waiting word on whether it will receive $4 million in funding from the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program

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