Festus Hires New Public Works Director

(FESTUS) The City of Festus has hired a new Public Works Director. After several applications were submitted for the opening, the city chose Michael Christopher. City Administrator Greg Camp says Christopher is a native of Jefferson County and has great experience in several regions of the state

Christopher was hired to replace Matt Unrein, who resigned to become the new Deputy City Administrator of Columbia, Missouri.

In other city news, beginning tomorrow (Wednesday, March 20) and continuing until Friday, April 5th….North Third Street, between Cromwell Road and Holly Drive, will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 7 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. This closure will allow work to be done on the I-55 bridge as part of the I-55 expansion project.