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MoDOT and its contracting team leads, Millstone Weber and Parson's Transportation Group, are also investing in the futures of area high school students near the project boundaries.
Project Pave, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program, will mentor, teach and support students attending targeted St. Louis North County high schools. The goal is to stimulate an interest in and pursuit of heavy highway design, engineering, and construction careers.
The program began in October 2020 and will conclude with its final cohort in 2023. During this first session...
- 31 students
- 16 ongoing
- 35 STEM presenters
Students Are Exposed to a
wide Curriculum Including:
- Planning & Design
- Technical Math for Construction
- Bridges and Interchanges
- Maintenance of Traffic
Students Are Also Exposed To
- Financial Literacy
- Physical, Mental & Social Well‑Being
MW's partnerships with industry, academic, public and private construction experts will present students with options for potentially lucrative career in the highway construction and construction related professions. A partial partner list includes:
- St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
- St. Louis Community College-Forest Park
- Emerson STEM Academy
- Exploring, Inc.
- Better Family Life
- Associated General Contractors — St. Louis