MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Mon, 04 Mar 2024 15:11:53 +0000 en-us Expect Traffic Delays, Slow-Moving Equipment During a Striping Project Beginning Week of March 11 https://www.modot.org/node/42388 42388 at https://www.modot.org Mon, 04 Mar 2024 09:00:01 +0000 Expect Traffic Delays, Slow-Moving Equipment During a Striping Project Beginning Week of March 11 Visitor (not verified) Mon, 03/04/2024 - 09:00 Southwest District – Drivers can expect traffic delays and slow-moving equipment when a project to lay permanent striping along I-44, I-49 and other routes in southwest Missouri begins the week of March 11, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Contractor crews will be striping driving lanes and exit ramps along these routes: I-44 from the Missouri/Oklahoma state line to near the Dallas/Webster county line west of Conway I-49 from near Bates County routes A/B (Exit 147) in Archie to U.S. Route 54 (Exit 102) in Nevada I-49 from U.S. Route 160 (Exit 77) in Lamar to I-44 (Exit 46/18) in Fidelity I-49 from west junction with I-44 (Exits 11 & 39) in Joplin to Missouri/Arkansas state line Missouri Route 7 from near Cass County Route B in Creighton to Missouri Route 13 in Clinton Missouri Route 13 from 2nd Street in Clinton to I-44 in Springfield. Route 65 from I-44 (Exit 82) to U.S. Route 60 in Springfield Traffic Impacts: Drivers may experience traffic delays as they approach slow-moving train of vehicles laying pavement striping on the highway Drivers should maintain a safe distance behind striping vehicles to avoid tracking through freshly painted lines Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts Weather and/or scheduling conflicts could alter the work schedule. Project Details: Prime Contractor: Streetwise Inc., Kansas City Contract Completion Date: November 1, 2024 Contract Cost: $2.7 million      For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | X | Instagram |YouTube Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down Districts Involved Southwest Published On Mon, 03/04/2024 - 02:59 TRAFFIC ALERT: I-49 Traffic Shifted in Bates Co. for Bridge Rehabilitation Beginning March 11 https://www.modot.org/node/42387 42387 at https://www.modot.org Mon, 04 Mar 2024 08:30:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: I-49 Traffic Shifted in Bates Co. for Bridge Rehabilitation Beginning March 11 Visitor (not verified) Mon, 03/04/2024 - 08:30 What: Northbound I-49 traffic shifted head-to-head in the southbound lanes between Mile Markers 135 & 137 in Bates County over the Missouri & Northern Arkansas (MNA) Railroad north of Butler while contractor crews work to replace the bridge deck/driving surface When: Monday, March 11 and remaining in this pattern until work on the northbound bridge is completed Traffic Impacts: I-49 traffic reduced to one lane in each direction with northbound traffic shifted head-to-head in the southbound lanes over MNA Railroad between Mile Markers 135 & 137 north of Butler in Bates County Expect delays during high traffic volume times Only one lane open in each direction Speed limit reduced to 60 mph through the work zone Watch for equipment and crews entering and exiting the work zone No signed detours Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone Drivers should consider alternate routes during the project Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts Weather and/or construction delays could alter the work schedule. Details: This contract also included the southbound I-49/MNA Railroad bridge, which was completed in October 2023. Project information: Prime contractor: Capital Paving & Construction, Columbia Total project cost: $4 million Contract completion date: July 30, 2024      For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | X | Instagram |YouTube Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down Districts Involved Southwest Published On Mon, 03/04/2024 - 02:26 Route 54/Little Dry Wood Creek Bridges CLOSED for Rehab Project Beginning Week of March 11 https://www.modot.org/node/42386 42386 at https://www.modot.org Mon, 04 Mar 2024 08:20:01 +0000 Route 54/Little Dry Wood Creek Bridges CLOSED for Rehab Project Beginning Week of March 11 Visitor (not verified) Mon, 03/04/2024 - 08:20 Vernon County – Drivers should expect lane reductions and traffic delays when a project to rehabilitate the U.S. Route 54/Little Dry Wood Creek bridges west of Nevada begins the week of March 11, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Contractor crews will remove the bridge deck/driving surface on both east- and westbound bridges and replace it with a new driving surface. Traffic impacts: Beginning the week of March 11, contractor crews will CLOSE the westbound bridge and shift traffic head-to-head on the eastbound lanes until mid-summer When contractor completes work on westbound bridge, the eastbound bridge will CLOSE and traffic shifted head-to-head on the westbound lanes for duration of the project Drivers should expect traffic delays Watch for equipment and crews entering and exiting the work zone Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone Drivers should consider alternate routes during the project Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts Weather and/or construction delays could alter the work schedule. Project information: Prime contractor – Capital Paving and Construction LLC, Columbia Total project cost: $2.3 million Contract completion date: November 1, 2024      For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | X | Instagram |YouTube Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down Districts Involved Southwest Published On Mon, 03/04/2024 - 02:12 Opioid Settlement funding first annual report released. https://dmh.mo.gov/node/45426 45426 at https://dmh.mo.gov Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:01:15 +0000 Opioid Settlement funding first annual report released. Rachel Plaggenberg Fri, 03/01/2024 - 16:01 Read more about Opioid Settlement funding first annual report released. 2024 TAP Call for Projects https://www.modot.org/node/42369 42369 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:39:42 +0000 2024 TAP Call for Projects keith.jennings Fri, 03/01/2024 - 15:39 Transportation Alternatives Program - Notice of 2024 Statewide Call for Rural Projects - Applications due April 26, 2024The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking projects to be funded using Rural Statewide Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds. This program call will award $18.3 millions of federal TAP funds. Local Public Agencies (LPAs) that reside within the Metropolitan Planning Organizations of OTO, MARC, and East-West Gateway are not eligible for this program call.Eligible projects include:Construction of on-road and off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation, including sidewalks, bicycle infrastructure, pedestrian and bicycle signals, traffic calming techniques, lighting, and other safety-related infrastructure, and transportation projects to achieve compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990;Construction of infrastructure-related projects and systems that will provide safe routes for non-drivers, including children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities to access daily needs;Conversion and use of abandoned railroad corridors for trails for pedestrians, bicyclists, or other non-motorized transportation users; andConstruction of infrastructure-related projects to improve the ability of students to walk and bicycle to school, including sidewalk improvements, traffic calming and speed reduction improvements, pedestrian and bicycle crossing improvements, on-street bicycle facilities, off-street bicycle and pedestrian facilities, secure bicycle parking facilities, and traffic diversion improvements in the vicinity of schools.Awarded projects will be funded with a maximum 80 percent federal funds and require a minimum 20 percent local match. A project must seek a minimum of $100,000 of federal reimbursement. The maximum federal reimbursement is $600,000.Links to the Program Guide and Application Form:2024 TAP Guide2024 TAP FAQ2024 TAP Application Form2024 TAP Evaluation Form2024 MO TAP What to Expect Video If this project will impact MoDOT right of way, provide letter of consent from the MoDOT Area Engineer per Section A.10. of the 2024 TAP Guide. Submit the application for review to the area engineer by April 5, 2024. Completed TAP application packets must be submitted by email to the respective District representative and be received by 4:00 p.m. CST on April 26, 2024. Awards are anticipated to be announced July 1, 2024.For additional information, contact your MoDOT District Representative or Andy Hanks at andrew.hanks@modot.mo.gov, (573) 526-1862. Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 15:31 Kansas City area maintenance work for Mar. 4-8 https://www.modot.org/node/42368 42368 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:30:01 +0000 Kansas City area maintenance work for Mar. 4-8 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 03/01/2024 - 15:30 LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – The Missouri Department of Transportation will be performing maintenance work throughout the Kansas City region from Mar. 4-8. All work is weather permitting. JOHNSON COUNTY Crews will be performing brush cutting operations at various locations in Johnson County. This work will require various lane closures. These will not be complete closures. Monday, Mar. 4 on Route E between Route MM and NE 851st Rd. Tuesday, Mar. 5 on Route E between NE 951st Rd. and Missouri Highway 23 Thursday, Mar. 7 – Friday, Mar. 8 on Missouri Highway 2 between Missouri Highway 13 and Chilhowee Route Y between NE 921st Rd. and NE 701st Rd.: complete closure from Wednesday, Mar. 6 until Friday, Mar. 8 for drainage work. U.S. Highway 50 westbound from Missouri Highway 58 to the Blackwater River: right lane closed on Tuesday, Mar. 5, from approximately 7 am until 4 pm for edge work. Missouri Highway 2 between NE 421st Rd. and NE 351st Rd.: full closure on Wednesday, Mar. 6, from approximately 7 am until 4 pm, for culvert replacement work.  LAFAYETTE COUNTY Business 13 between Missouri Highway 20 to 8th St. in Higginsville: a flagging operation will be conducted on Monday, Mar. 4, from approximately 8 am until 4 pm, for drainage work. Route CC between Missouri Highway 23 to Cook’s Store Rd.: complete closure on Tuesday, Mar. 5 from approximately 7 am until 3 pm for brush cutting operations. Route KK between Borland Rd and Ebenezer Rd.: full closure on Thursday, Mar. 7 from approximately 7 am until 3 pm for brush cutting operations. Route KK between Mulkey Station Rd. and North Outer Rd.: potential closure on Friday, Mar. 8 from approximately 7 am until 3 pm for brush cutting operations. PETTIS COUNTY Missouri Highway 765 (Main Street in Sedalia) eastbound at U.S. 65: left lane closed on Tuesday, Mar. 4, for bridge work. RAY COUNTY Route Z over Keeney Creek south of Orrick: flagging operations on Tuesday, Mar. 5 and Wednesday, Mar. 6, from approximately 8:30 am until 4 pm each day, for bridge deck repair. SALINE COUNTY Route ZZ from MO Highway 127 to where MoDOT maintenance ends: full closure each day (Monday, Mar. 4 until Friday, March 8) from approximately 8 am until 3 pm for culvert replacement work. Route UU between U.S. Highway 65 to where maintenance ends: full closure each day (Monday, Mar. 4 until Friday, March 8) from approximately 8 am until 3 pm for culvert replacement work. Route NN between Route C and Klondike Ave.: full closure each day (Monday, Mar. 4 until Friday, March 8) from approximately 8 am until 3 pm for culvert replacement work.   Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway. For more information about MoDOT news, projects or events, please visit our website at www.modot.org/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on X, or share posts and comments on our Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOT.KansasCity/. MoDOT Kansas City maintains more than 7,000 miles of state roadway in nine counties. Sign up online for work zone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636). Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 09:28 Upcoming closures for Buck O'Neil Bridge work, March 4 - April 10 https://www.modot.org/node/42367 42367 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:10:01 +0000 Upcoming closures for Buck O'Neil Bridge work, March 4 - April 10 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 03/01/2024 - 15:10 JACKSON AND CLAY COUNTIES – Crews with the Buck O’Neil Bridge project will make the following closures and traffic pattern changes.  Beginning at noon on Monday, March 4 until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 Crews will close the left lane on both NB/SB U.S. I69 for media barrier replacement from the Buck O’Neil Bridge (on the north side of the river) to the on and off ramps at the north end of Richards Rd. Lane closures on NB/SB U.S. I69 will be in place 24-hours a day. While this project is separate from the Buck O’Neil Bridge project, this phase of the project is located within the Buck O’Neil Bridge project area. Tuesday, March 5 through Wednesday, March 6 Crews will close the ramp from 5th Street to SB I-35 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Crews will close the ramp from WB I-70 to SB I-35 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Crews will close the right lane of WB I-70 at Broadway Blvd from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. *Please note the ramps the following ramps will have intermittent closures through March 2024. Ramp from Beardsley Rd. to WB I-70 Ramp from 5th Street to WB I-70 Ramp from Beardsley Rd to 6th Street This work will cause impacts to traffic and motorists are advised to plan ahead, leave early, or consider alternate routes if possible. All work is weather permitting. The current Buck O’Neil Memorial Bridge is a triple arch bridge carrying U.S. Route 169 over the Missouri River and serves as a key regional connection between downtown Kansas City and communities north of the river. While safe, the bridge is nearing the end of its projected service life.  #BuckBridge Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway. For more information about MoDOT news, projects or events, please visit our website at www.modot.org/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on X, or share posts and comments on our Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOT.KansasCity/. MoDOT Kansas City maintains more than 7,000 miles of state roadway in nine counties. Sign up online for workzone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636). Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 09:09 TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp CLOSED at Route 65 & Route 52 in Benton County for Pavement Repair https://www.modot.org/node/42366 42366 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:00:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp CLOSED at Route 65 & Route 52 in Benton County for Pavement Repair Visitor (not verified) Fri, 03/01/2024 - 15:00 Where: Northbound U.S. Route 65-to-Missouri Route 52 off-ramp west of Cole Camp in Benton County When: 7 a.m., Tuesday, March 5 until noon, Wednesday, March 6 What: Contractor crews will be repairing pavement on the ramp Traffic Impacts: Northbound Route 65-to-Route 52 ramp CLOSED to traffic Message boards will direct drivers to travel north to Northwest Benton County Road 900 (Sieving Road) to turn around and head south to access Route 52 Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching closure Drivers should find alternate routes Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.     For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | X | Instagram |YouTube Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down Districts Involved Southwest Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 08:59 MoDOT: Resurfacing Missouri Route 86 in Taney, Stone & Barry Counties and Route F in Barry County https://www.modot.org/node/42365 42365 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 14:10:01 +0000 MoDOT: Resurfacing Missouri Route 86 in Taney, Stone & Barry Counties and Route F in Barry County regan.mitchell Fri, 03/01/2024 - 14:10 Beginning Monday, March 11 Taney, Stone & Barry Counties – Drivers can expect lane closures and occasional traffic delays on Missouri Route 86 in in Taney, Stone and Barry Counties and Route F in Barry County for a resurfacing project beginning Monday, March 11, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Route 86 will receive a new asphalt driving surface, edge line rumble strips, shoulder repairs, guardrail, and road markings in various locations. Route F will receive a new asphalt driving surface and shoulders will be widened by 2 feet in some locations. Work will be done during the hours of 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. from Monday - Friday. Contractor crews will begin resurfacing work on Route 86 at the Kings River bridge just west of the Barry/Stone County line and work east to Missouri Route 13 near Blue Eye. Project Locations: Route 86 between Route 65 south of Hollister and Missouri Route 76 southeast of Cassville Barry County Route F between Missouri Route 112 in Roaring River State Park and Route 86 north of Eagle Rock Traffic Impacts: Traffic reduced to one lane where contractor crews are laying asphalt Route 86 and Route F are Open Drivers on Route 86 and Route F will encounter flaggers and pilot cars directing them through the work zone. Drivers should wait for the pilot vehicle before proceeding through the work zones or before entering the work zones from a side road. No signed detour Drivers should find alternate routes Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule. Project Information: Prime contractor: Capital Paving & Construction, Columbia Total project cost: $4.7 million Contract completion date: July 1, 2025 END For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | X | Instagram |YouTube Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down Districts Involved Southwest Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 08:03 Planned Road Work for Mid-Missouri https://www.modot.org/node/42364 42364 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 13:50:01 +0000 Planned Road Work for Mid-Missouri Visitor (not verified) Fri, 03/01/2024 - 13:50 March 4 - 10, 2024 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work planned in the mid-Missouri area March. 4 - 10. Weather conditions may postpone the scheduled work. Many projects will include lane closures that could cause delays.        All Counties       Moving operations such as brush cutting and pavement repair continue in various locations. Motorists should travel with care and be alert for slow-moving equipment.       Boone County  Missouri Route 124 – Pavement repair planned March 4 - 8 from Route Y to U.S. Route 63. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route K – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from Route KK to the end of state maintenance.  One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route DD – Utility work planned March 4 - 8 from Edwards Road to Nashville Church Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Work is being done by Callabyte Technology LLC under a MoDOT-issued permit.    U.S. Route 63 – Utility work planned March 6 - 8 from Martin Lane to Loy Martin Road between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Work is being done by Callabyte Technology LLC under a MoDOT-issued permit.   Interstate-70 – Bridge construction continues for the new Rocheport Bridge near mile marker 115. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2024.      Callaway County       Route C – Culvert replacements planned March 4 between County Road 406 and County Road 418. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route TT – Roadside work planned March 4 - 6. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route B – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 5 - 6. All lanes will be closed from County Road 1027 to Route N between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Route EE – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 7. All lanes will be closed from County Road 1002 to County Road 1022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Route YY – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 8. All lanes will be closed from Jade Road to County Road 177 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.  U.S. Route 54 – Bridge washing to begin March 7, taking place nightly, seven days a week, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. at the Missouri River Bridge. One lane to be closed during nighttime hours.  The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.    Route BB – Bridge deck replacement project continues at the Hillers Creek Bridge. The road is closed to all traffic with a signed detour in place. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.    U.S. Route 63/Missouri Route 94 over U.S. Route 54 – Bridge rehabilitation begins on March 4 underneath the overpass bridge. Work will take place 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays on the shoulder of U.S. Route 54.  The project is scheduled for completion in December 2024.      Route W over U.S. Route 54 – Bridge rehabilitation begins on March 4 underneath the overpass bridge. Work will take place 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays on the shoulder of U.S. Route 54.  The project is scheduled for completion in December 2024.    Camden County       Route BB – Roadside work planned March 4 from Pelican Drive to Missouri Route 7. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route 7 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Cole County       U.S. Route 54 – Bridge washing to begin March 7, taking place nightly, seven days a week, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. at the Missouri River Bridge. One lane to be closed during nighttime hours.  The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.    Cooper County       Route K – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 6. All lanes will be closed 2.5 miles north of Route M between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Route K – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 7. All lanes will be closed 5 miles north of Route M between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Route HH – Bridge replacement project continues at the Brush Creek Bridge. The road is closed to all traffic. Motorists need to seek an alternate route. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.        I-70 – Bridge construction continues for the new Rocheport Bridge near mile marker 115. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2024.    Crawford County       Missouri Route 8 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from the city of Steelville to the city of Berryman. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.    Route 19 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from Grand Road to McCormick Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Missouri Route 49 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from Route 19 to the city of Viburnum. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route M – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.  Route VV – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from Route M to Beers Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.    Dent County       Route 19 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8, at the Standing Rock Creek Bridge. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.      Gasconade County      Route ZZ – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 4 - 8. All lanes will be closed at several locations (changing daily) between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Route 19 – ADA upgrades to pedestrian facilities in the city of Hermann through April 2024. One lane will remain open in each direction, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.     Howard County   Route 124 – Pavement repair planned March 4 - 8 from Route Y to U.S. Route 63. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route E – Pavement repair planned March 7 - 8 from Missouri Route 87 to Missouri Route 5. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route AA – Pavement repair planned March 7 - 8 from Route 87 to Route E. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.       Laclede County  Route BB – Culvert replacement planned March 4 from Pelican Drive to Missouri Route 7. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route A – Culvert replacement planned March 5 at Birch Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Outer Road 44 (Route 66 Trail) – Culvert replacement planned March 6 at Rustic Drive. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route 5 – Culvert replacement planned March 7 at Cole Drive. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.    Route O – Culvert pipe replacement planned March 7 - 8. All lanes will be closed 500 feet east of Route AD between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Outer Road 44 (Campground Road) – Culvert replacement planned March 8 at Nickel Drive. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route BB – Culvert pipe extension starts March 4. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.        Route F – Culvert pipe extension starts March 4. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.        Maries County   Missouri Route 28 – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 4 - 8 in the city limits of Belle. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Missouri Route 133 – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 4 - 8 north of Missouri Route 42. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route 28 – Pavement repairs planned March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route N – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 4 - 8 in the city limits of Brinktown. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.   Route AA – Pavement repairs planned March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.   Route 28 – Bridge replacement continues at the Dry Fork Creek Bridge south of Belle. The road is closed to all traffic and a signed detour is in place. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.       Miller County  Route 42 – Culvert pipe replacement planned March 4 - 8 from Pemberton Drive to Missouri Route 17. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route CC – ADA upgrades to pedestrian facilities in the city of Eldon are scheduled March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open in each direction, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.      Moniteau County  U.S. Route 50 – ADA upgrades to pedestrian facilities in the city of Tipton are scheduled March   4 - 8. One lane will remain open in each direction, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route 87 – ADA upgrades to pedestrian facilities in the city of California are scheduled March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open in each direction, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route B – ADA upgrades to pedestrian facilities in the city of Tipton are scheduled March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open in each direction, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route V – Pavement repairs planned March 4 - 8 from Sestak Road to Morrow Road.  One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Route T – Culvert pipe replacements planned March 5 - 6 from Route C to Harmony School Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.      Morgan County   Route NN – Pavement repairs planned March 4 - 7. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.    Phelps County       Routes J, K, M, and ZZ – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.   I-44 – Road resurfacing and reconstruction continues from Exit 186 in Rolla to Exit 195 in St. James. Expect around-the-clock lane closures from U.S. Route 63 to Missouri Route 68. An 11-foot width restriction is in place. The project is scheduled for completion in late fall 2024.        Pulaski County   Route 133 – Culvert pipe replacement planned March 4, 0.1 miles north of Beacon Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route 133 – Culvert pipe replacement planned March 5 - 6 at Cherry Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    Route 133 – Culvert pipe replacement planned March 6 – 8, 0.1 miles north of Cypress Road. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zones.    I-44 – Bridge rehabilitation continues at the Roubidoux Creek Bridge near mile marker 158.4. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.    I-44 – Bridge rehabilitation continues at the Big Piney River Bridge near mile marker 165.8. One lane will remain closed for the duration of the project between Exits 163 and 169. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2024.  Washington County  Route 8 – Bridge maintenance planned March 4 - 8 at Old Highway 8. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.  Missouri Route 185 – Roadside work planned March 4 - 8 from Route T to Route N. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag traffic through the work zone.   Route A – Bridge replacement continues at the Cyclone Hollow Bridge. The road is closed to all traffic and motorists will need to use an alternate route. The project is scheduled for completion in November 2024.     MoDOT reminds motorists to buckle up, slow down, follow posted signs, and drive safely through work areas. For more information about a project, please contact MoDOT at 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map. You can also follow MoDOT’s Central Missouri District on Twitter and Facebook at https://twitter.com/MoDOT_Central and MoDOT Central Missouri District.        ###      Districts Involved Central Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 07:46 Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, March 4-10 https://www.modot.org/node/42363 42363 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 01 Mar 2024 13:30:01 +0000 Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, March 4-10 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 03/01/2024 - 13:30 St. Joseph, Mo. – The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northwest Missouri region for the week of March 4-10. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There also may be moving operations throughout the region, in addition to the work mentioned below. MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by buckling up, putting your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Andrew County U.S. Route 59 – Resurfacing project from Business U.S. 71 to Country Club Road through mid-April (Herzog Contracting Corp.). Atchison County Route 46 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Little Tarkio Creek east of Fairfax, through May 2024. (Contractor: North Central Bridge, LLC) https://www.modot.org/missouri-route-111-missouri-route-46-and-route-yy-bridge-replacement-atchison-and-gentry Buchanan County Loop 29 (Pear Street) – Resurfacing project from U.S. Route 169 (Belt Highway) to 22nd Street through mid-April (Herzog Contracting Corp.). Route AC – Intersection and ADA improvements at Messanie Street through mid-May (Herzog Contracting Corp.). Carroll County Route JJ – CLOSED for surveying from Road 280 to Road 290, Mar. 4-5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Route B – CLOSED for survey at the Sambo Creek Bridge between County Roads 326 and 318, March 4-15, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Clinton County Route H – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project from NE Estep Road to U.S. Route 69 through November 2024. (Contractor: Phillips Hardy, Inc.) https://www.modot.org/route-h-bridge-replacement-clinton. U.S. Route 169 – Utility work southbound south of Hulse Road through March.   DeKalb County Route EE – CLOSED for a culvert replacement between Ketchem Road and Grindstone Road, March 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gentry County Route YY – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Bear Creek Bridge through April 2024. (Contractor: Gene Haile Excavating, Inc.) https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-gentry-counties-bridge-replacements. Holt County I-29 – Pothole patching both directions from mile marker 67 to mile marker 99, March 4-8. Livingston County Route D – CLOSED until further notice at the Rattlesnake Creek Bridge due to deterioration. This bridge is included for replacement in the Northwest Bridge Bundle. Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in April 2024. https://www.modot.org/northwest-missouri-design-build-bridge-bundle. Worth County U.S. Route 169 - Resurfacing project from Route 46 to the Iowa state line thorugh mid-July (Herzog Contracting Corp.)   --- ### Traveler Information Map http://traveler.modot.org Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 03/01/2024 - 07:28 Plan to flatten rates for inmate phone calls endorsed by House panel https://newsroom.house.mo.gov/news/1840 https://newsroom.house.mo.gov/?p=1840 Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:34:52 +0000       A House committee has advanced a proposal to set a flat rate on how much inmates are charged to make phone calls home from the state’s jails and prisons, to promote family communication even during times of incarceration.       “Right now there’s no set standard,” according to Independence Republican Aaron McMullen.  “It’s just a … Continue reading "Plan to flatten rates for inmate phone calls endorsed by House panel" Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe Announces 2024 Women of Achievement Award Recipients https://ltgov.mo.gov/lt-governor-mike-kehoe-announces-2024-women-of-achievement-award-recipients/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lt-governor-mike-kehoe-announces-2024-women-of-achievement-award-recipients https://ltgov.mo.gov/?p=3294 Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:17:21 +0000 Jefferson City, MO – Today, Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe announced the recipients of the third annual Lieutenant Governor’s Women of Achievement Award. The award was established in 2022 by Lt. 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