MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:40:54 +0000 en-us Traffic Alert: Box culvert cleaning wil cause lane closures on Route T in Ray Co https://www.modot.org/node/21460 21460 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:05:01 +0000 Traffic Alert: Box culvert cleaning wil cause lane closures on Route T in Ray Co Visitor (not verified) Fri, 11/27/2020 - 15:05 RAY COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Route T between Route H and 210 Highway from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., daily beginning Monday, Nov. 30 until Friday, Dec. 4 for box culvert cleaning work. All work is weather dependent.   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 Twitter, 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, 11/27/2020 - 10:01 This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 27: Law Enforcement https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-week-in-the-missouri-senate-for-nov-27-law-enforcement/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=59884 Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:45:12 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews additional law enforcement changes that could be made when the 2021 legislative starts in January. This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 27, 1844 https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-date-in-missouri-senate-history-nov-27-1844/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=59867 Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:01:13 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 27, 1844, the ninth day of the 13th General Assembly. This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 26, 1842 https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-date-in-missouri-senate-history-nov-26-1842/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=59864 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:01:34 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 26, 1842, the fifth day of the 12th General Assembly. Overnight Pavement Repairs to Close Lanes of I-70 in Columbia https://www.modot.org/node/21459 21459 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:25:01 +0000 Overnight Pavement Repairs to Close Lanes of I-70 in Columbia Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 19:25 COLUMBIA – Pavement repairs being made by Missouri Department of Transportation crews will require lanes of Interstate 70 in Columbia to be closed next week. Crews will close one eastbound lane of I-70 overnight between Stadium Boulevard and Rangeline Street Monday, November 30 through Wednesday, December 2. On the evening of Thursday, December 3, one westbound lane will be closed between Rangeline Street and the Garth Avenue overpass. All lane closures will take place between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Message boards will be in place to warn motorists in advance of the closure. Drivers are advised to slow down through all work zones and obey all traffic signs. MoDOT appreciates the patience of travelers while this work takes place. The work is weather permitting and could be delayed. For more information about this project or other transportation-related matters, please call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/central. Follow the MoDOT Central Missouri District on Facebook and Twitter for project updates.             ###   Districts Involved Central Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 14:22 Carroll County bridge replacement project complete https://www.modot.org/node/21458 21458 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:20:01 +0000 Carroll County bridge replacement project complete Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 16:20 Tater Hill Creek Bridge now open to traffic TINA, Mo. – The bridge over Tater Hill Creek on Carroll County Route Z is now open to all traffic. Closed since Sept. 21, the bridge reopened late in the day Monday, Nov. 23. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with E & C Bridge LLC to replace the structurally deficient 86-year old bridge. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. Please note, a road closure is still in place on Route Z, just south of Route C, due to a roadway slide. Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. Motorist are urged to slow down, eliminate distractions, pay attention to all roadway signing and to never drive around barricades. For more information about this and other MoDOT projects, sign up online for work zone updates, visit modot.org and view the online Traveler Information Map, or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) In addition, MoDOT provides updated information via social media . Facebook | Twitter | Instagram   Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:18 Chariton County bridge replacement project to begin soon https://www.modot.org/node/21457 21457 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:10:01 +0000 Chariton County bridge replacement project to begin soon Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 16:10 SUMNER, Mo. – The Grand River Overflow Bridge on Chariton County Route 139 will close soon for replacement. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Boone Construction Co. to replace the structurally deficient 57-year-old bridge. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. Crews plan to close the bridge to all traffic on Monday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. The closure is expected to continue through July 1, 2021. During the closure motorists may use one of two signed detours: North: Over Route H, U.S. Route 65, U.S. Route 36, and Route 5 South: Over U.S. Route 24, Route 11, Route CC, and Route E Maps of the detour routes and more information about the project may be found on the project’s website: Chariton County Route 139 at the Grand River Overflow Bridge | Missouri Department of Transportation (modot.org). All work is weather-permitting and schedules are subject to change. Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. Motorist are urged to slow down, eliminate distractions, pay attention to all roadway signing and to never drive around barricades. For more information about this and other MoDOT projects, sign up online for work zone updates, visit modot.org and view the online Traveler Information Map, or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) In addition, MoDOT provides updated information via social media . Facebook | Twitter | Instagram   Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:09 Route 51 in Butler County Reduced for Culvert Replacement https://www.modot.org/node/21456 21456 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:00:01 +0000 Route 51 in Butler County Reduced for Culvert Replacement Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 16:00 SIKESTON - Missouri Route 51 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a culvert under the roadway. This section of roadway is located between Route 53 and County Road 212. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, Nov. 30 through Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area. For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/southeast.   ###   facebook.com/MoDOTSoutheast twitter.com/MoDOTSoutheast youtube.com/MoDOTSoutheast Districts Involved Southeast Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:56 Sen. Eric Burlison’s Legislative Column for Nov. 25, 2020 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-eric-burlisons-legislative-column-for-nov-25-2020/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=59890 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:18:04 +0000 Giving Thanks in Difficult Times This Thursday, Nov. 26, we will once again gather around the dinner table and celebrate Thanksgiving. This holiday is an Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Nov. 30 - Dec. 6 https://www.modot.org/node/21455 21455 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:05:01 +0000 Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Nov. 30 - Dec. 6 Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:05 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 Nov. 30 – Dec. 6. MoDOT will halt most temporary lane closures throughout the state today, Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 5 p.m., to accommodate an increase in traffic due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Work will resume Monday morning, Nov. 30. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, mowing, striping, signal work, etc., in addition to the work mentioned below. Andrew County Interstate 29 – Bridge replacement project over Hopkins Creek and bridge rehabilitation project over Route T (mile marker 58-60) through 2021. A 14-foot width restriction is in place. Construction is expected to halt, with traffic restored to two lanes in both directions, for the winter season beginning in late November and will resume in the spring of 2021. These bridges are included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. Route V – Drainage work 1 mile east of Route Z, Nov. 30 Route U – Drainage work from County Road 14 to County Road 6, Dec. 2 Atchison County I-29 – Drainage work at the northbound exit ramp to U.S. Route 136, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Routes B, C, T, and CC – Pothole patching, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Buchanan County I-229 and U.S. Route 36 – Bridge flushing, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Caldwell County Route A – CLOSED for bridge maintenance over North Mud Creek, Dec. 1 – 3, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Carroll County Route Z – CLOSED until further notice from Route C to County Road 217 due to damage caused by a roadway slide Chariton County Route W – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route U to County Line Avenue (Randolph County), Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Route BB – Pothole patching, Nov. 30 Route WW – Pothole patching, Dec. 1 – 2 Route KK – Pothole patching, Dec. 3 – 4 Clinton County I-35 – Pavement repair northbound from Route 116 to U.S. Route 69, Nov. 30 – Dec 4. There will be intermittent, around-the-clock closures. Daviess County Route K – Pothole patching from Route B to Route 6, Nov. 30 – Dec. 3 Route P – Pothole patching from Route 13 to Route K, Dec. 3 – 4 DeKalb County Route D – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project over Ervens Branch, 0.4 miles north of Route W, through early December. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. More info: https://www.modot.org/dekalb-county-route-d-bridge-replacement-over-ervens-branch Route EE – CLOSED for two culvert replacements at Patton Road, Dec. 1 – 2, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Traffic will be able to access one side of Patton Road at a time. Route C – Culvert replacement 0.5 miles north of U.S. Route 36, Nov. 30 U.S. Route 36 – Concrete replacement from I-35 to Sale Barn Road, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4. There will be intermittent, around-the-clock lane closures. Harrison County Route V – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project over Coal Creek through mid-January. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. More info: https://www.modot.org/harrison-county-route-v-over-coal-creek Livingston County U.S. Route 65 – Bridge rehabilitation project over the Grand River through mid-December. There is an 11.5-foot width restriction in place. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. More info: https://www.modot.org/livingston-us-route-65-and-route-190-bridge-deck-repairs Route 190 – Bridge rehabilitation project over the Thompson River through mid-December. There is a 10-foot width restriction in place. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. More info: https://www.modot.org/livingston-us-route-65-and-route-190-bridge-deck-repairs Randolph County Route W – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from County Road 1045 to Route 3, Dec. 1 – 2, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Route W – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from County Line Avenue to Route U (Chariton County), Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sullivan County Route PP – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project over East Medicine Creek through early 2021. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. More info: https://www.modot.org/sullivan-county-route-pp-east-medicine-creek-bridge ### Traveler Information Map http://traveler.modot.org   Districts Involved Northwest Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:02 Sen. Mike Cunningham’s Legislative Column for Nov. 25, 2020 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-mike-cunninghams-legislative-column-for-nov-25-2020/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=59888 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:01:19 +0000 Legislative Column for November 25, 2020 The dishes have been cleared and the leftover turkey is packed away. For many Americans, that can only mean TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound I-44 Ramp at Chestnut Expressway CLOSED https://www.modot.org/node/21454 21454 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:20:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound I-44 Ramp at Chestnut Expressway CLOSED regan.mitchell Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:20 in Springfield Tuesday, December 1 What: Eastbound I-44 ramp at Chestnut Expressway (Exit 72) CLOSED in Springfield When: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 1 Why: MoDOT crews repairing concrete on the ramp Traffic Impacts: Eastbound I-44 ramp at Chestnut Expressway (Exit 72) CLOSED Drivers can reach their destinations by using interchanges on either side of the ramp closure Drivers urged to find alternate routes Signs and message boards will alert drivers to the closure (Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule) END  (For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest)  (Follow MoDOT's Southwest District: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram |YouTube) (Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down) Districts Involved Southwest Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:19 MDC to host ‘one-of-a-kind’ holiday gift-making event Dec. 7 in Puxico https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-host-%E2%80%98one-kind%E2%80%99-holiday-gift-making-event-dec-7-puxico 328713 at https://mdc.mo.gov Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:25:21 +0000 Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Impact Traffic on Shelby County https://www.modot.org/node/21453 21453 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:10:02 +0000 Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Impact Traffic on Shelby County Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:10 MACON - Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will close the following routes in Shelby County. This work will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m each day.  Shelby County Route WW - December 3-4, road will be closed from Route A to MO 15 for culvert replacements. Shelby County Route Y - December 1, road will be closed from MO 151 to CRD 503 for culvert replacements. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during these times. Please always use caution if you will be traveling near work zones. Remember to obey all work zone signs and personnel, and put down your cell phone to help eliminate distractions.   Traveling in Missouri this holiday season? Be sure to check out our traveler map at www.modot.org for winter road conditions.  Subscribe to our e-update service and receive road condition emails when winter weather could affect travel, and you can get text alerts on road closures, too!  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter @MoDOT_Northeast or Instagram for road updates.      Districts Involved Northeast Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 07:09 Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Ralls County Route V https://www.modot.org/node/21452 21452 at https://www.modot.org Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:00:01 +0000 Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Ralls County Route V Visitor (not verified) Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00 Hannibal – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing culvert work on Route V in Ralls County. Route V–December 1-2, the road will be closed between Pine Street and Route V and Route T Junction for  culvert replacements. Work will be completed between 8:00am and 3:00pm. Please use alternate routes.   Traveling in Missouri this holiday season? Be sure to check out our traveler map at www.modot.org for winter road conditions.  Subscribe to our e-update service and receive road condition emails when winter weather could affect travel, and you can get text alerts on road closures, too!  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter @MoDOT_Northeast or Instagram for road updates.      Districts Involved Northeast Published On Wed, 11/25/2020 - 06:55