Moving People and Goods
Approximately $500 million has been invested by St. Charles County Government in building new roads and highways in the community over the last 25 years, thanks to funds provided by a half-cent transportation sales tax first enacted in 1986 and later reaffirmed in 1994 and 2004.
The City of St. Charles and SSM St. Joseph Health Center has recently celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the Fifth Street Gateway Project. This project will improve accessibility to Downtown St. Charles and St. Joseph's Health Center, and create an attractive entrance to the historic and cultural environments of the City.
St. Charles is one of the largest cities in the St. Louis metropolitan area, offering superior advantages to any company looking for access to interstates, river ports, rail lines, and airports.
St. Charles is less than 350 miles from major markets in the Midwest:
• Chicago (258 miles)
• Indianapolis (244 miles)
• Louisville (261 miles)
• Nashville (275 miles)
• Tulsa (350 miles)
• Kansas City (218 miles)
• Omaha (338 miles)
• Des Moines (254 miles)
Minutes from I-70, I-270, I-40/64, I-44, I-55, Hwy 370, Hwy 364, and Hwy 94; making it very easy to do business across the country.
Lambert- St. Louis International Airport
Ten minutes from St. Charles, Lambert International makes global travel and cargo shipping easy for your business. The airport provides 255 daily departures to about 90 domestic and international locations.
The Spirit of St. Louis Airport
Located within a 20-minute drive, Spirit provides a full range of services including first class flight services, routine and heavy maintenance and overnight hangar storage. Spirit is also a Port of Entry and has U.S. Customs and Border Patrol on the field.
America's Central Port, which is managed by the Tri-City Regional Port District, is twenty minutes from St. Charles and strategically located in the heart of the U.S. on the Mississippi River. The port and its tenants offer convenient barge, rail and truck facilities for transporting cargo.
Norfolk Southern provides rail service to St. Charles. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products. Infrastructure: Approximately $500 million has been invested by St. Charles County Government in building new roads and highways in the community over the last 25 years, thanks to funds provided by a half-cent transportation sales tax first enacted in 1986 and later reaffirmed in 1994 and 2004.