City of Rolla

Tornado sirens to sound at 10 a.m. tomorrow for drill

Posted by on March 1, 2021

As part of a statewide tornado drill, the City of Rolla will sound its tornado sirens at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, March 2).

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Rolla COVID-19 ordinance expires, but S&T to continue current protocols

Posted by on February 2, 2021

During Monday night’s meeting, the Rolla City Council allowed the city’s COVID-19 ordinance to expire today (Tuesday, Feb. 2). Missouri S&T is not affected by this change. S&T will continue to require face coverings in classrooms, labs and public spaces, limit the size of gatherings, and continue to practice the safety protocols outlined here.

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Update: Pedestrian bridge construction to affect area traffic

Posted by on January 6, 2021

The City of Rolla, in partnership with Missouri S&T, will construct a pedestrian bridge on Route E (University Drive) over Interstate-44, near Exit 185 in Rolla. There will be several closures during construction. Plans are subject to change, depending on weather. Plans currently include:

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Gas leak fixed near design center

Posted by on August 27, 2019

A gas leak was reported at the construction site south of Kummer Student Design Center at 3:33 p.m. today (Tuesday, Aug. 27). University Police, Rolla Police Department and City of Rolla Fire and Rescue responded. The gas leak was quickly fixed and no evacuation was required.

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Learn about Move Rolla progress on Aug. 28

Posted by on August 22, 2019

Join the Move Rolla Transportation Development District program for a public information open house 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Centre. The Centre is located at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla.

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Tornado sirens to be tested this morning

Posted by on June 27, 2018

The City of Rolla will test its emergency sirens at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, June 27). The sirens are designed to sound when the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning. However, they did not sound yesterday (June 26). Crews have fixed the issue and will be testing the sirens today. Do not be alarmed if you hear them.

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Smoke testing underway

Posted by on June 20, 2018

The City of Rolla’s public works department continues smoke testing of sanitary sewer lines in town. You may notice smoke and crews working near these buildings: Castleman Hall, Centennial Hall, Chancellor’s Residence, Norwood Hall and Schrenk Hall.

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City conducts smoke testing

Posted by on June 6, 2018

The City of Rolla’s public works department is smoke testing sanitary sewer lines in town. Smoke testing is planned on the northeast corner of S&T’s campus Thursday, June 7. You may notice crews working near these buildings: Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, Computer Science Building, Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Emerson Hall, Engineering Research Lab, Fulton Hall, Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Interdisciplinary Engineering Building, Norwood Hall, Physics Building and Straumanis-James Hall.

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Repairs to Kingshighway planned tonight

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Crews will install a waterline on Kingshighway near the intersection of Bridge School Road in Rolla, starting at 9 p.m. this evening (Monday, April 23). Kingshighway will remain open during the waterline construction but will be reduced to one lane intermittently during nighttime hours. Delays will be expected and drivers are asked to seek alternate routes. The city of Rolla’s department of public works is coordinating the project.

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Give your feedback on Rolla’s 10-year plan

Posted by on March 8, 2018

The Rolla Public Works Department will showcase projects proposed in the next 10 years during an open house 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, at The Center at 1200 Holloway St. The public’s input is sought on several projects that are in the planning stages. Among the plans are projects within the Move Rolla Transportation Development District (TDD) program, which is a partnership of the City of Rolla, Missouri S&T, Phelps County Regional Medical Center, and the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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