EUREKA , MISSOURI ( KTVI)- OneCurveAtATime.org is a grassroots effort founded by the family of Kaela Maria Archambault. Kaela was 21 years old when she died in a traffic accident along Hwy FF in northwest Jefferson County, Missouri on Nov. 18, 2010. After her death, the Missouri Department of Transportation noted that crash rates along Hwy FF, which has multiple curves and no shoulders, were double the state average for similar types of roads in Missouri.
One Curve At A Time is a community group of concerned citizens that has come together to insist on proactively changing and/or straightening the dangerous curves on Hwy FF/F in Northwest Jefferson County, Missouri. We are committed to improving the engineering of these hazardous highway, supporting law enforcement of these hazardous highway and building awareness of these hazardous highways.
After more accidents and another death occurred along the same four-mile stretch of highway in less than a year, community efforts rallied around the need for road improvements.
A groundbreaking ceremony hosted by One Curve At A Time at will be held 9 a.m. on Saturday April 26th . The ceremony will be held at the intersection of HWY FF and Tall Oaks Drive.
The organization was told initially that road improvements would take upwards of 10 years to get approved. Thanks to so many people and efforts spearheaded by Shawn Archambault, they imporovements will be completed it in less than 3 years! $1.7 million in road improvements got under way this month, beginning at Kaela’s Curve.