ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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Economic Development

The Bridgeton Advantage 

  • Located in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan region. 
  • Adjacent to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (5-minute drive) 
  • 50,000 people in immediate trade area with more than 1,000,000 in the county 
  • $60,000 Median Income 
  • Strong daytime population 
  • Home to Missouri’s highest volume interstate interchange, I-70 & I-270, with more than 160,000+ vehicle trips daily 
  • A vibrant retail corridor served at either end by interstate highway interchanges 
  • Easy access to Interstate 64/40 and Interstate 44 
  • Within a 15-minute drive to downtown St. Louis, the Clayton CBD and West County

Known for its vibrant retail corridor on St. Charles Rock Road with such businesses as Walmart Supercenter, Target, Kohl’s, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowes, Sports Authority, Schnuck’s, Super K-Mart, and a number of quick service and casual dining restaurants, the “Rock Road” is a regional shopping destination.

Also home to an equally vibrant industrial base, among the manufacturing firms located in Bridgeton are Hussmann Refrigeration, Hunter Engineering, Virbac Inc, Materials Lifecycle Management Company, and Challenge Manufacturing.

Bridgeton boasts eight city-owned parks, including the Berry Hill Golf Course, the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex, and the Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park among the 256 acres set aside for picnicking, sports, swimming, trailblazing, and leisure activities.

With an abundance of single-family homes and apartments, well-maintained streets, low taxes, and the highly-rated Pattonville School District, Bridgeton is considered a premier place to live, shop, and play.

Bridgeton is also home to the only Level II Trauma Center in North St. Louis County -- SSM DePaul Health Center. The 476-bed, full-service hospital, with its 2,208 employees, provides care to over 20,000 admitted patients, 110,000 out-patient, and 60,000 emergency room patients per year.

Contact Information:
Kevin Bookout 
City Administrator
City of Bridgeton
12355 Natural Bridge Rd
Bridgeton, MO 63044
Phone: (314) 739-7500
E-mail: kbookout@bridgetonmo.com