QuikTrip is despite safety concerns from the nearby Maplewood Richmond Heights School District. That's according to a Maplewood-Brentwood Patch report published this week.
The gas station and convenience store are currently situated farther south on Big Bend.
Quoting from the Maplewood-Brentwood Patch article:
"QuikTrip has signed a long-term lease with the owner of the northwest corner of Manchester Road and Big Bend Boulevard. The company also has the OK from St. Louis County to incorporate right-turn lanes to accommodate traffic."
the QuikTrip proposal on Patch: