Author archive for Jerry Vallely

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    Metro East Levee System Receives FEMA Accreditation

    The Metro East Levee System, which consists of five levees in Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe Counties, has been given…

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    MoDOT Accepting Applications for Freight Enhancement Program Until June 3

    The Missouri Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for its FY2023 Freight Enhancement (FRE) program through June 3, 2022.…

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    Public Meeting on May 4 for I-270 Bridge Replacement, Riverview Drive Modifications

    This article originally ran in The Telegraph on April 20, 2022.  A public meeting to discuss the proposed replacement of…

  • Image of 550,000 square-foot cylinder head production plant in Troy, Missouri

    Automaker to invest $109 million in St. Louis-area plant

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on April 20, 2022.  Toyota said Tuesday it will invest $109…

  • Image of article headline, 300 new jobs coming to Hazelwood facility

    300 New Jobs Moving to Hazelwood Facility

    This story originally ran on KTVI Fox2Now on December 16, 2001 A St. Louis-based company is relocating its Canadian-based fruit…

  • Drawing of new development in Westport area

    Developer starts construction on first industrial park in Westport in 30 years

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on August 6, 2021.  After years of debate on development in…

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    Kaskaskia Regional Port District Featured on World’s Greatest TV Show

    The St. Louis region’s port system continues to gain widespread recognition, with the spotlight this time on the Kaskaskia Regional Port…

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    Public-Private Collaboration Helps Grow Supply Chain Workforce for St. Louis Region

    The vital role of the national and global supply chain has remained constant this year during all the challenges created…

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    2019 Highlights: A Freightway Year in Review

    The St. Louis Regional Freightway has compiled a summary of the major developments in 2019 that either elevated the St.…

  • 2020 Infrastructure Priority List Indicates More Than 1/3 of Projects Have Advanced to Construction

    The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGCOG) Board of Directors last week unanimously endorsed the St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2020…