MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:58:58 +0000 en-us CLOSED Missouri Routes 11 and 151 in Knox County https://www.modot.org/node/23583 23583 at https://www.modot.org Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:00:01 +0000 CLOSED Missouri Routes 11 and 151 in Knox County Visitor (not verified) Sat, 07/31/2021 - 11:00 HANNIBAL -- MIssouri Routes 11 and 151 are closed due to high water.  Please use alternate roads and never drive through flooded water.  For updates go to www.modot.org. Districts Involved Northeast Published On Sat, 07/31/2021 - 06:59 Sen. May to Keynote Annual First Day of School Prayer Event https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-may-to-keynote-annual-first-day-of-school-prayer-event/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=64813 Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:41:11 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – State Sen. Karla May, D-St. Louis, will be the keynote speaker at the Annual First Day of School Prayer event, hosted by This Week in the Missouri Senate for July 30: Wayfair https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-week-in-the-missouri-senate-for-july-30-wayfair/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=64809 Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:49:27 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 153 & 97, legislation that relates to taxation. Closure extended for eastbound U.S. Route 36 ramp to Route 759 https://www.modot.org/node/23582 23582 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:10:01 +0000 Closure extended for eastbound U.S. Route 36 ramp to Route 759 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 14:10 Additional ramp closures along U.S. Route 36 planned St. Joseph, Mo. – Contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation had originally planned to reopen the ramp from eastbound U.S. Route 36 to Route 759 today, July 30. Weather delays require the ramp to remain closed through the weekend. It could reopen as early as the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 2, however, the ramp could remain closed into Tuesday, Aug. 3. Motorists will need to continue to use alternate routes until the ramp reopens. Another closure to complete safety improvements at the ramp, including guardrail, is planned in mid-August. Notice will be provided prior to that closure. In addition, the contractor has planned three additional ramp closures for Monday, Aug. 2, during daylight hours: Westbound U.S. Route 36 to northbound Interstate 229 Westbound U.S. Route 36 to Route 759 Southbound I-29 to westbound U.S. Route 36 All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change. MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by always buckling up, keeping your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Know before you go and check what work zones you might encounter at traveler.modot.org. Also at modot.org, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media. Facebook | Twitter | Instagram   Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:06 Ramp closure planned next week at St. Joseph Avenue and Interstate 229 https://www.modot.org/node/23581 23581 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:10:01 +0000 Ramp closure planned next week at St. Joseph Avenue and Interstate 229 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 14:10 ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close the ramp from U.S. Route 59 (St. Joseph Avenue) to southbound Interstate 229 on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The ramp will remain closed around-the-clock through Friday, Aug. 6, for guardrail work. During the closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route. All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change. MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by always buckling up, keeping your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Know before you go and check what work zones you might encounter at traveler.modot.org. Also at modot.org, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media. Facebook | Twitter | Instagram   Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:08 Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Aug. 2 - 8 https://www.modot.org/node/23580 23580 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:20:01 +0000 Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Aug. 2 - 8 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 12:20 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 Aug. 2 – 8. 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 229 – Resurfacing project from I-29, north of St. Joseph, to Route 371 (mile marker 14 to 3) through mid-September. A 10-foot width restriction is in place. I-29 – Bridge replacement project northbound over Hopkins Creek (mile marker 58) through October. Traffic is head-to-head in the southbound lanes. *Focus on Bridges project Atchison County I-29 – Bridge replacement project over Nishnabotna River (mile marker 122 – 124) through September 2022. Traffic is head-to-head in the southbound lanes. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-county-interstate-29-nishnabotna-river-bridge-rehabilitation *Focus on Bridges project Route 111 – Resurfacing project from Route E to Route 111 Spur (Holt County) through August. This included intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route BB – CLOSED for a resurfacing project through August. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route TT – Resurfacing project through August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route A – Resurfacing project through August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route D – Resurfacing project through August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route Z – Resurfacing project through mid-August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route V – Resurfacing project through August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route U – Resurfacing project through mid-August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs Route W– Resurfacing project through mid-August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs I-29 – Pothole patching from Route A/B (mile marker 116) to Route W (mile marker 99, Holt County), Aug. 2 – 6 Route J – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 59 to U.S. Route 136, Aug. 3 Route 46 – Pothole patching from Route 113 (Nodaway County) to Route EE, Aug. 3 – 4 Buchanan County I-229 – Resurfacing project from Route 371 to I-29, north of St. Joseph (mile marker 3 to 14), through mid-September. A 10-foot width restriction is in place. U.S. Route 36 – Guardrail, pavement repair and resurfacing from the Missouri River to 0.75 miles east of Route AC through August. A 12-foot width restriction is in place. U.S. Route 36 – Eastbound ramp to Route 759 CLOSED for guardrail work, July 15 – Aug. 2. This is an around-the-clock closure. I-229 – Concrete replacement north and southbound from I-29 to 22nd Street, weekdays July 12 – Aug. 15 I-229 – Striping, Aug. 2 I-29 – Southbound ramp to westbound U.S. Route 36 CLOSED for guardrail work, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. U.S. Route 36 – Westbound ramp to northbound I-229 CLOSED for guardrail work, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. U.S. Route 36 – Westbound ramp to Route 759 CLOSED for guardrail work, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. U.S. Route 59 – Southbound ramp to I-229 (St. Joseph Avenue to I-229) CLOSED for guardrail work, 7 a.m. Aug. 3 through 5 p.m. Aug. 6. This is an around-the-clock closure. Caldwell County U.S. Route 36 – Resurfacing and pavement repair through Caldwell, Livingston and Linn counties through August. There will be intermittent lane closures with a 14-foot width restriction. Old Route 36 – Pothole patching from Hamilton to the Livingston County line, Aug. 2 – 6 Carroll County Route Z – CLOSED until further notice from Route C to County Road 217 due to damage caused by a roadway slide and ongoing geological studies. Chariton County Route 139 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Grand River Overflow Bridge through mid-August. More info: https://www.modot.org/chariton-county-route-139-grand-river-overflow-bridge *Focus on Bridges project Buchanan Street in Brunswick – CLOSED for a culvert replacement at U.S. Route 24, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route KK – Bridge deck repair project at the Little Chariton River Bridge west of Route 5, Aug. 3 – 6. This will be an around-the-clock lane closure. Route Y – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from York Road to West Wind Road, Aug. 4, 7a.m. to 3 p.m. Route FF – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Allen Road to Snapp Road, Aug. 5, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clinton County Route 116 – Shoulder work from Plattsburg to the Caldwell County line, Aug. 2 – 6 Daviess County Route 190 – Driveway culvert replacement from Granite Avenue to Harbor Avenue, Aug. 2 Route AA – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Cord Avenue to Elmwood Avenue, Aug. 2 – 3, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily I-35 – Concrete replacement project from 1 mile north of Cameron (mile marker 56, DeKalb County) to U.S. Route 69 (Exit 61, Winston), Aug. 2 – 6. One lane will remain closed around-the-clock. Route CC – Pothole patching at Route 6, Aug. 3 Route AA – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Forest Avenue to Flint Avenue, Aug. 4, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. U.S. Route 69 – Shoulder work from Route C to I-35, Aug. 4 – 5 DeKalb County U.S. Route 36 – Pavement repair, guardrail improvements, and resurfacing westbound from east of Route 31 to Route C and eastbound from Route 33 to the Grindstone River through August. A 12-foot width restriction is in place. U.S. Route 36 – Pavement repairs eastbound from Maple to Route M at Osborn, Aug. 2 – 4 Routes F and H – Pothole patching, Aug. 2 – 5 I-35 – Concrete replacement project from 1 mile north of Cameron (mile marker 56) to U.S. Route 69 (Exit 61, Winston, Daviess County), Aug. 2 – 6. One lane will remain closed around-the-clock. Route D – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route E and Liberty Road, Aug. 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gentry County U.S. Route 169 – CLOSED for a bridge deck replacement project over Middle Fork of the Grand River, near Gentry, through August. More info: https://www.modot.org/route-169-and-route-ee-bridge-deck-replacement *Focus on Bridges project Route N – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from U.S. Route 136 to East 315th Street, Aug. 4, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route Z – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route H/A at Berlin to County Road 570, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grundy County Routes 139, E, JJ and VV – Shoulder work, Aug. 2 – 6 Harrison County Route HH – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route 46 to 110th Lane, Aug. 3, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holt County Route 111 – Resurfacing project from Route 111 Spur to Route E (Atchison County) through August. This includes intermittent CLOSURES for pavement repairs. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-and-holt-county-flood-damage-repairs I-29 – Pothole patching from Route A/B (mile marker 116, Atchison County) to Route W (mile marker 99), Aug. 2 – 6 U.S. Route 159 – Bridge approach work at the Little Tarkio Bridge, east of Route P, Aug. 4 Linn County U.S. Route 36 – Resurfacing and pavement repair through Caldwell, Livingston and Linn counties through August. There will be intermittent lane closures with a 14-foot width restriction. U.S. Route 36 – Bridge maintenance, westbound, at the Big Turkey Creek Bridge, Aug. 2 – 5. A 12-foot width restriction will be in place. Route 139 – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Bartok Road to Balkan Road, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route 139 – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Nolan Road to Nation Road, Aug. 3, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Livingston County U.S. Route 36 – Resurfacing and pavement repair through Caldwell, Livingston and Linn counties through August. There will be intermittent lane closures with a 14-foot width restriction. Route 190 – Environmental work at the Thompson Creek Bridge through August U.S. Route 36 – Bridge deck repair project, westbound, at the Grand River Overflow Bridge west of Chillicothe. One lane at the bridge will remain closed from 7 a.m. Aug. 2 through 8 a.m. Aug. 3. Route U – Pothole patching from Route A to Route 190, Aug. 2 – 3 Route A – Pothole patching from Route 190 to Route W, Aug. 4 Route Y – Pothole patching from Route W to Route 190, Aug. 5 – 6 Nodaway County Route 46 – Pothole patching from Icon Road to Route 113, Aug. 2 – 6 Route A – Bridge maintenance at the Nodaway River Bridge, Aug. 2 – 6. This is an around-the-clock lane closure with temporary traffic signals. A 10-foot width restriction is in place. Routes AF and V – Pothole patching, Aug. 2 – 6 Route TT – Culvert repair, Aug. 3. The road will be narrowed to one lane with flaggers directing motorists through the work zone. Route 46 – Pothole patching from Route 113 to Route EE (Atchison County), Aug. 3 – 4 Putnam County Route AA – Pavement repair, Aug. 2 – 6 Sullivan County Route PP – CLOSED for a railroad crossing replacement project from Route 139 to Route W, 7 a.m. Aug. 3 through 2 p.m. Aug. 4 Worth County Route M – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from U.S. Route 169 to Poplar Avenue, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route B – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route W to East 190th Road, Aug. 5, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- * Focus on Bridges project: Indicates a bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.   ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:15 Traffic Alert: Crews will close I-670 the weekend of August 7-8 https://www.modot.org/node/23579 23579 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:30:02 +0000 Traffic Alert: Crews will close I-670 the weekend of August 7-8 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 11:30 JACKSON COUNTY – MoDOT Kansas City is in the process of replacing the Baltimore Ave. Bridge over I-670. In order to install the new bridge girders, crews will need to close both directions of I-670 between I-70 and I-35 the weekend of Aug. 7. Only one direction of I-670 will be closed at a time. Motorists must find alternates routes during this time. All work is weather permitting. Saturday, Aug. 7 – Closure of westbound I-670 Crews will close westbound I-670 between I-70 and I-35 beginning at 6 a.m. until approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7. The following ramps will also be closed during this time: The ramp from eastbound I-70 to westbound I-670. The ramp from northbound U.S. 71 to westbound I-670. The ramp from 10th St. to westbound I-670. The ramp from westbound I-70 to westbound I-670. Sunday, Aug. 8 – Closure of eastbound I-670 Crews will close eastbound I-670 between I-35 and I-70 beginning at 6 a.m. until approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8. The following ramps will also be closed during this time: The ramp from northbound I-35 to eastbound I-670. The ramp from southbound I-35 to eastbound I-670. The Truman Rd. ramp just past Broadway to eastbound I-670. The ramp from Wyoming St. to eastbound I-670. Please be patient and considerate to your fellow motorists. Use the zipper merge and take turns at merge points.  Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE ZONES. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. For potential impacts to traffic, please review KC Scout cameras at http://www.kcscout.net or consult our real-time traffic partner, WAZE. 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.mo.gov/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 work zone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).     Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Fri, 07/30/2021 - 07:27 Culvert Pipe Replacement to Begin on Route 68 https://www.modot.org/node/23578 23578 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:20:01 +0000 Culvert Pipe Replacement to Begin on Route 68 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:20 PHELPS COUNTY – As part of an ongoing improvement project taking place on Missouri Route 68 in Dent and Phelps Counties, crews plan to close a section of Route 68 next week.A contractor working for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close Route 68 at the intersection of Route 8 south of St. James on Monday, August 2, in order to replace a box culvert and culvert pipes at that location. The road will be closed through August 14.Motorists will need to find alternate routes. Signs will be in place to alert travelers of the closure. MoDOT appreciates the patience of motorists.This work is weather permitting and could be delayed. For more information and updates about this project or other transportation-related matters, please call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/modot-central-district. Follow the MoDOT Central Missouri District on Facebook and Twitter for project updates.   ### Districts Involved Central Published On Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:15 Bridge Maintenance to Impact Travel on Route FF https://www.modot.org/node/23577 23577 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:05:01 +0000 Bridge Maintenance to Impact Travel on Route FF Visitor (not verified) Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:05 LACLEDE COUNTY – Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) bridge crews will be making repairs to the Laclede County Route FF bridge over Bear Creek next week.The repairs will require the bridge to be closed while work takes place. Crews will close the bridge Monday morning, August 2, and reopen it by Tuesday evening, August 3.Motorists will need to seek an alternate route around the closure area. MoDOT appreciates the patience of motorists traveling through the work area.This work is weather permitting and could be delayed. For more information and updates 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 Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:02 TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime Traffic Slowdowns/Stops on U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) https://www.modot.org/node/23576 23576 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 30 Jul 2021 08:35:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime Traffic Slowdowns/Stops on U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) regan.mitchell Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:35 In Springfield August 3 for Sign Removal Work What: U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) traffic slowed and possibly stopped for short periods of time between Glenstone Avenue & U.S. Route 65 in Springfield When: 12:01 a.m.-6 a.m. Tuesday, August 3 Details: Contractor crews are removing tresses and signs over Route 60 in Springfield. This is part of the U.S. ROUTE 60 (James River Freeway) Widening Project. For more information about this project, click here. Traffic Impacts: Law enforcement officers slowing and stopping east- and westbound Route 60 traffic for short periods of time Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned. Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts (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 Fri, 07/30/2021 - 05:30 Back-to-school shoppers can save during Missouri’s annual sales tax holiday http://dor.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ce409ad9-cfdf-4003-907f-b9486cc57468 http://dor.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ce409ad9-cfdf-4003-907f-b9486cc57468 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:00:00 +0000 Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance releases proposed health insurance rates for 2022 https://dci.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f3a1bbcf-1f3e-4710-a197-8e9a60937a06 https://dci.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f3a1bbcf-1f3e-4710-a197-8e9a60937a06 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:00:00 +0000 Rate filings reflect an increase in competition in most areas of the state Jefferson Landing State Historic Site hosts for backyard concert Aug. 7 http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ef96560b-d301-4f37-8912-963deeb0c2b4 http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ef96560b-d301-4f37-8912-963deeb0c2b4 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:00:00 +0000 Prairie State Park hosts Guided ‘Bison-tennial’ Hike Aug. 7 http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/821bc339-d924-4087-a326-68d7c2ae4c72 http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/821bc339-d924-4087-a326-68d7c2ae4c72 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:00:00 +0000 Know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses to stay safe when enjoying nature http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f7737c0c-0064-44f3-9568-15bf31257174 http://dnr.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f7737c0c-0064-44f3-9568-15bf31257174 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:00:00 +0000