MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:05:39 +0000 en-us TRAFFIC ALERT: https://www.modot.org/node/16432 16432 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:30:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: Visitor (not verified) Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:30 Southbound Route 65 OPEN Between Sunshine Street and Route 60 in Springfield Project Route 65: THE REBUILD Final Phase What: Southbound Route 65 OPEN between Sunshine Street and Route 60 in Springfield, but reduced to one lane in areas until 7 a.m. Saturday, August 17 Ramp from Battlefield Road to southbound Route 65 OPEN Southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60 ramp OPEN Southbound Route 65 pavement reconstruction completed four days ahead of schedule  When: Starting at 11:30 p.m. tonight (Friday, August 16)  Additional Traffic Information: ALL SOUTHBOUND LANES OF ROUTE 65 OPEN BETWEEN SUNSHINE STREET AND ROUTE 60 BY 7 A.M. SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 Nighttime lane closings needed as crews complete pavement striping, guardrail installation and shoulder work. Work hours: 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Temporary traffic signals in full operation at Battlefield Road and Blackman Road and at Greene County Route D and Route 125 Drivers urged to use caution at both intersections REMINDER: Northbound Route 65 closings between Route 60 and Sunshine Street begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, September 6, following the Labor Day holiday weekend  (Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.)  Project Summary: Sunday-Thursday, August 4-8 All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road Southbound on ramp from Sunshine Street to Route 65 CLOSED Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED Thursday-Friday, August 8-16 All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Route 60 Southbound Route 65 OPEN between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane Southbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED Southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60 ramp CLOSED  All lanes of Route 65 open during the Labor Day holiday (Friday-Friday, August 16-September 6)  Friday-Saturday, September 6-14 All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Route 60 and Battlefield Road Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J Saturday-Friday, September 14-20 All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street Northbound Route 65 OPEN between Route 60 and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane Northbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Sunshine Street CLOSED Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J September 20-November 1 Nighttime lane closings for shoulder construction/guardrail/striping/pavement smoothing  Prime Contractor: Emery Sapp and Sons, Inc. of Columbia Completion Date: November 2019 (However, contractor plans to complete project by late September.) Total Project Cost: $8.1 million  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) (For timely traffic information in the Springfield area, visit www.ozarkstraffic.com)  (Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down)   Districts Involved Southwest Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 20:28 Governor Parson Makes Seven Appointments to Boards and Commissions https://governor.mo.gov/press-releases/archive/governor-parson-makes-seven-appointments-boards-and-commissions 2621 at https://governor.mo.gov Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:21:35 +0000 Governor Parson Makes Seven Appointments to Boards and Commissions Katy.Alexander Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:21 August 16, 2019 Jefferson City Today, Governor Mike Parson announced seven appointments to various boards and commissions.  Larry Ferrell, of Cape Girardeau, was appointed to the Public Defender Commission.  Mr. Ferrell currently practices both criminal and civil law with Johnson, Schneider, & Ferrell, LLC. In January 2018, he retired from the United States Department of Justice. Mr. Ferrell is the former Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, serving 26 years as Chief of the Criminal Division for the Southeastern Division. Additionally, he was selected by the Department of Justice to serve as a member of the newly created Regime Crimes Liaison Office. Mr. Ferrell was also selected to serve as the United States Justice Attache to Iraq. As the Justice Attache, he was the Senior Department of Justice Official in the country of Iraq and acted as the direct representative of the Attorney General of the United States. Mr. Ferrell received a Bachelor of Arts from Missouri State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.  Gary Fuhr, of Imperial, was appointed to the Public Defender Commission.  Mr. Fuhr previously served as a State Representative for the 97th District from 2011-2012. During his time as a State Representative, he served on the following committees: Vice Chair of Appropriations for Public Safety and Corrections; Crime Prevention and Public Safety; Judiciary; Urban Issues; and the Interim Committee on Criminal Justice. Mr. Fuhr has 22 years of experience serving in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), including Lead Hostage Negotiator for the St. Louis Division and five years as a Supervisory Special Agent. Mr. Fuhr holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Maryville University. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Garrick Hamilton, of St. Louis, was appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.  Mr. Hamilton serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Koman Group. Prior to joining the Koman Group, he served as an attorney with the Land Use and Financing Group of Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (now Husch Blackwell LLP). Mr. Hamilton recently formed a small law firm, Schott & Hamilton, LLC, that provides general counsel services to other real estate professionals. Currently, Mr. Hamilton is a senior board member of the Missouri Growth Association, Treasurer of the Downtown St. Louis Community Improvement District, and Assistant Treasurer of the Central Institute for the Deaf. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Truman State University in Kirksville and a Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law.  Tracey Lewis, of Kansas City, was appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.  Mr. Lewis is a Senior Vice President at the Commerce Trust Company. Previously, he served as a Vice President at Waddell & Reed Asset Management. Mr. Lewis currently serves as the Investment Committee Chair for both Truman Medical Center and the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. He is also a board member of the Oppenstein Brothers Foundation, the Shumaker Family Foundation, SchoolSmart Kansas City, and the Vision Impact Power Fund. Mr. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Communications from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Mel Tjeerdsma, of Maryville, was appointed to the Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents.  Mr. Tjeerdsma recently retired from Northwest Missouri State University where he served five years as Director of Athletics and previously served as Head Football Coach, leading the team to three National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II National Championship wins. He has over 50 years of experience in Athletic Administration at the high school and collegiate levels. Mr. Tjeerdsma is a four-time American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year recipient, a two-time American Football Quarterly NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year recipient, a NCAA Division II Football Hall of Fame inductee, and a Missouri Sports Hall of Fame inductee. He is also a member of the AFCA and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football Coaches Association. Mr. Tjeerdsma holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Southern State College and a Master of Science in Physical Education from Northwest Missouri State University. Robin Wenneker, of Columbia, was appointed to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education.  Ms. Wenneker is the Managing Partner of CPW Partnership, a family-owned property management company. She is a former President of the Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia's College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources Foundation and a current member of the Griffiths Leadership Society for Women. Ms. Wenneker also currently serves on the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri’s Philanthropy Committee, the Children’s Grove Board of Directors, and the Board of Commissioners for both the Columbia Housing Authority and the Columbia Community Housing Trust. Ms. Wenneker holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.  Michael Williams, of Kansas City, was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.  Mr. Williams is a Founding Attorney and Managing Partner of William Dirks Dameron, LLC. Previously, he served as an Associate Attorney and Partner with Lathrop & Gage, LLP, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. For over a decade, he has served as a mentor and board member for Higher M-Pact, a nonprofit group working with at-risk, inner-city youth. Mr. Williams was appointed by the Missouri Senate to serve on the University of Missouri System Review Commission in 2016. In 2004, he became the first African American to serve on the Kansas Bar Association Board of Governors. Mr. Williams is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate from the University’s School of Law. Putnam County Brush Creek Bridge project set to begin https://www.modot.org/node/16431 16431 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:30:01 +0000 Putnam County Brush Creek Bridge project set to begin Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:30 LIVONIA, Mo. – The U.S. Route 136 bridge over the Brush Creek has been a pathway for Sullivan County motorists since 1966 and is in need of repair. A bridge deck replacement project will be led by contractors from Chester Bross Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation. Crews plan to close the bridge Monday, Aug. 26, with a planned reopening in late November. Motorists will be directed around the closure by a signed detour from Route 5 at Unionville south to Route 6 at Milan and then north on U.S. Route 63. All work is weather permitting and schedules are subject to change. MoDOT encourages all motorists to slow down, buckle up, eliminate distractions and drive safely to ensure everyone is able to Arrive Alive. For more information about this and other MoDOT projects, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/northwest and view the online Traveler Information Map. In addition, MoDOT provides updated information on Twitter @MoDOTNorthwest and Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOTNWDistrict. ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:20 MoDOT to close Route H over Bourbeuse Rive for repairs https://www.modot.org/node/16430 16430 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:20:01 +0000 MoDOT to close Route H over Bourbeuse Rive for repairs Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:20  Franklin County – Drivers who use Route H over Bourbeuse River should seek alternate routes beginning Tuesday, September 3 for a rehabilitation project. MoDOT will close this route to place a new bridge deck, barriers, and pavement in the area. The route is expected to reopen by late November. Drivers can use Route 50, Route CC, and Route AC as detour routes. Capital Paving & Construction contractor was awarded $1,718,537.15 to complete the project.                                                                  ### Districts Involved St. Louis Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:13 Seats still available for beginning duck hunting class at Busch Shooting Range Aug. 20 https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/seats-still-available-beginning-duck-hunting-class-busch-shooting-range-aug-20 317233 at https://mdc.mo.gov Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:49:35 +0000 Finally! All Lanes on I-435 Open Both Directions as Part of 435/210 Interchange Improvement Project https://www.modot.org/node/16429 16429 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:20:01 +0000 Finally! All Lanes on I-435 Open Both Directions as Part of 435/210 Interchange Improvement Project Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:20 CLAY COUNTY – Motorists on Interstate 435 finally have some relief as traffic is now open to three lanes in both directions according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Lanes were restricted for the past two year as part of the Route 210 and I-435 interchange improvement project to build a new diverging diamond interchange. This included replacing the old twin bridges over I-435 and Route 210 and widening I-435.         The Route 210 and I-435 interchange currently serves nearly 100,000 drivers per day.  This project enhances the capacity of I-435 by providing three continuous through lanes in each direction throughout the interchange. Prior to the project there were only two lanes on I-435 between Parvin Road and the Mo. River. Route 210 is an important freight corridor that serves multimodal freight hubs and was last summer from two lanes to four lanes from Eldon Road to MO 291.  The new interchange accommodates the increased truck and vehicle traffic of Route 210. This project removed the two uncommon high speed ramps to enhance driver expectancy and safety. Ramp reconstruction enhances safety by providing increased storage and better turning movements. This project also includes the alteration of access at Randolph Road which will result in fewer traffic signal challenges and will improve safety. Construction of the project began in the fall of 2016.   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 workzone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).   Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:14 Multiple Lane Closures Scheduled for Next Week along I-435 https://www.modot.org/node/16428 16428 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:40:01 +0000 Multiple Lane Closures Scheduled for Next Week along I-435 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:40 JACKSON COUNTY –The Missouri Department of Transportation crews are completing critical concrete paving work over the next week that will impact I-435.  HAPPENING TONIGHT: Crews will CLOSE the inside left lane of eastbound I-435 at 7 p.m. and it will REMAIN CLOSED until Monday Aug. 26. The lane will close at State Line Road to just past Holmes Road. This will move traffic to the three exit lanes only. No express lanes. This will ALSO close the southbound State Line Road entrance ramp to eastbound I-435. When complete, traffic will return to a new configuration of four continuous lanes. We highly recommend commuters scout your route in advance at www.kcscout.net to review traffic impacts and consider any alternative routes. In addition, crews will close the following lanes for pavement construction throughout the week:  Friday, Aug. 16: Crews will close the left two lanes of westbound I-435 from the Three Trails Crossing to Holmes Road from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17:  Crews will have closed BOTH left lanes on eastbound I-435 before State Line to Blue River Bridge from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Sunday, Aug. 18: Crews will close the left inside lane of westbound I-435 from Three Trails Crossing to Holmes Road from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge construction.  Monday, Aug. 19: Crews will the left inside lane of westbound I-435 from the Three Trails Crossing to Holmes road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  They will also close a second lane of eastbound I-435 from State Line Road to the Blue River Bridge from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Tuesday, Aug. 20: Crews will close the inside left lane of westbound I-435 from Three Trails to Holmes Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will also close a second lane of eastbound I-435 from State Line Road to Blue River Bridge from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21: Close an additional left lane of eastbound I-435 from State Line Road to Blue River Bridge from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Thursday, Aug.22: Close an additional left lane of eastbound I-435 from State Line Road to Blue River Bridge from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Also review the planned work on MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map at traveler.modot.org. All work is weather dependent. This work is part of the I-435 South Loop Link project which will replace the bridges at Wornall and Holmes, rehabilitate the bridges at 104th Street and the Blue River, upgrade the pavement on I-435 which includes adding another lane. Learn more about the project here: www.modot.org/kansascity/major_projects/I435South/.  Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. 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 workzone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).   Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:37 Senator Mike Cunningham’s Legislative Column for Aug. 16, 2019 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-mike-cunninghams-legislative-column-for-aug-16-2019/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=50136 Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:23:37 +0000 Legislative Column for Aug. 16, 2019 The U.S. Constitution requires that America’s population is counted every 10 years. We’re still several months away from the TRAFFIC ALERT: https://www.modot.org/node/16427 16427 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:10:01 +0000 TRAFFIC ALERT: Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:10 Expect Delays on Christian County Route N near Boaz August 21 and 22 What: Crews sealing pavement with a mixture of rock and oil on Christian County Route N between Missouri Route 14 and Stone County Route M near Boaz  When: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, August 21-22  Traffic Impacts: Drivers can expect one-lane traffic with flaggers directing them through the work zone Drivers may be stopped for up to 15 minutes Drivers are encouraged to avoid Route N if possible during the project Local residents will be able to get to driveway and entrances along the road  Additional info: A chip-seal is planned for these roads as an economical way to maintain and preserve the roadway. The treatments keep a road from deteriorating and extends its life.  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, 08/16/2019 - 10:04 This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 16: Tort Reform https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-week-in-the-missouri-senate-for-aug-16-tort-reform/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=50126 Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:37:06 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 7, which modifies provisions of civil procedure regarding joinder and venue, and will Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Aug. 19 - 25 https://www.modot.org/node/16426 16426 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:30:01 +0000 Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Aug. 19 - 25 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:30 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 Aug. 19 – 25. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, striping, signal work, etc., in addition to the work mentioned below. All work is weather permitting and subject to change. Andrew County Route O – CLOSED at the Platte River Bridge for a bridge replacement project. The bridge will be closed through the end of September. More info: https://www.modot.org/route-o-platte-river-bridge-replacement Business U.S. 71 – Resurfacing project from Main Street in Savannah to just south of Interstate 29, Aug. 19 – 23 U.S. Route 59 – Bridge maintenance at the I-29 overpass, Aug. 19 – 23. This includes a 12-foot width restriction. Atchison County Route CC – CLOSED until further notice due to a damaged culvert under the roadway Route J – CLOSED at the Tarkio River Bridge for a bridge replacement project through the end of September. More info: https://www.modot.org/atchison-route-j-tarkio-river-bridge-replacement U.S. Route 136 – Shoulder work from the city limits of Rock Port to Route M, Aug. 19 – 23 U.S. Route 59 – Shoulder work from U.S. Route 136 to the Holt County line, Aug. 19 – 23 Route 111 – Pothole patching from the city limits of Rock Port to I-29, Aug. 19 – 23 Route F – Pothole patching from Route B to the Iowa state line, Aug. 19 – 23 Buchanan County U.S. Route 36 and I-229 – CLOSED for bridge joint repairs: U.S. Route 36 westbound to I-229 southbound through August I-229 northbound to U.S. Route 36 eastbound and westbound (Exit 4B) through August Route FF – Drainage work, Aug. 23 Carroll County U.S. Route 65 – Bridge rehabilitation at the Wakenda Creek Bridge through late September. This includes a 15-foot width restriction. Route C – CLOSED until further notice at the Branch of Turkey Creek Bridge due to damage from flooding. Chariton County U.S. Route 24 – Bridge replacement project at the Mussel Fork River and Overflow Bridges west of Keytesville through early 2020. Traffic will be diverted over a one-lane, signal bypass during the replacement of the Mussel Fork River Overflow Bridge. A 10-foot width restriction is in place. U.S. Route 24 – Bridge replacement project at the Middle Fork Chariton River and Overflow bridges through early 2020. Traffic will be directed through the work zone with temporary traffic signals. A 10-foot width restriction is in place. Route E – Pothole patching, Aug. 19 – 21 U.S. Route 24 – Milling from the city limits of Keytesville to the Randolph County line, Aug. 19 – 23 Route ZZ – Pothole patching, Aug. 22 – 23  Clinton County U.S. Route 169 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Castile Creek Bridge south of Gower through September.   More info: https://www.modot.org/us-route-169-castile-creek-bridge Route PP – Pothole patching from I-35 to Moore Road, Aug. 19 Route H – Sealing on the I-35 overpass bridge, Aug. 20 I-35 – Sealing from mile marker 48 (near Route 121) to mile marker 40 (near Route 116), Aug. 21 – 22 Daviess County Route C – CLOSED for bridge rehabilitation at the I-35 overpass through September. More info: https://www.modot.org/clinton-and-daviess-county-bridge-deck-replacements-over-i-35 Route 6 – Bridge maintenance at the Grand River and the Overflow bridges, Aug. 19 – 20. This includes a 12-foot width restriction. Gentry County Route A – CLOSED until further notice at the Grand River bridge due to damage from flooding. Grundy County Route Y – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route B to NE 100th Street, Aug. 21, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route N – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from NE 5th Street to NE 20th Street, Aug. 22, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Harrison County U.S. Route 136 – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 69 to Route D, Aug. 19 Route F – Pothole patching from Route D to Route W, Aug. 19 I-35 – Resurfacing project from Eagleville to Bethany, Aug. 19 – 24 Route N – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 69 to I-35, Aug. 20 – 22 I-35 SB ramp to Route N, CLOSED, Aug. 21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. I-35 NB ramp to Route N, CLOSED, Aug. 22, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route AA – Pothole patching, Aug. 23 Holt County Route T – CLOSED until further notice at Mill Bluff Road due to roadway damage. I-29 – Resurfacing project from the Davis Creek Bridge (mile marker 84) to U.S. Route 59 (mile marker 67), Aug. 19 – 23 U.S. Route 159 – Resurfacing project from U.S. Route 59 to Route P near Fortescue and from the Missouri River to Route 111, Aug. 19 – 23 Linn County U.S. Route 36 – Bridge maintenance westbound on the Locust Creek Bridge, Aug. 19 – 22 Route 11 – Bridge rehabilitation on the West Yellow Creek east of Brookfield, Aug. 19 – 23. This includes a 14-foot width restriction. Route V – CLOSED for a culvert replacement 0.4 miles east of Route M, Aug. 20, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Livingston County Route W – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from 504th Road to 502nd Road, Aug. 20, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nodaway County U.S. Route 136 – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route P north to Route P between Clyde and Conception Junction, Aug. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route AH - CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route W to 350th Street, Aug. 21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This was a concrete Blow up. We have addressed it for the short term until we can have the concrete crew come in and repair it. Putnam County Route 129 – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 136 to Route F, Aug. 20 – 23 Sullivan County Route 6 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the West Locust Creek Bridge, east of Humphreys, through early September and West Yellow Creek Bridge, east of Milan, through late August. More info: https://www.modot.org/route-6-bridge-replacements-near-milan Route EE – CLOSED until further notice at the Medicine Creek Bridge due to damage from flooding. The roadway will remain closed until the rehabilitation project is complete in September. Route PP – CLOSED until further notice at the East Medicine Creek Bridge after a regularly scheduled inspection revealed critical deterioration to the structure. The bridge is currently scheduled for replacement in fiscal year 2020. More info: https://www.modot.org/sullivan-county-route-pp-east-medicine-creek-bridge Route 139 – Intersection and sidewalk improvements through Newtown beginning on the south end of town working north (east side of road) then south (west side of road), Aug. 19 – 23. More info: https://www.modot.org/route-139-newtown-ada-improvement Worth County Route YY – CLOSED until further notice at the Middle Fork of the Grand River after a regularly scheduled inspection revealed critical deterioration to the structure. The bridge is part of Governor Parson’s Focus on Bridges plan and will be included in the September 2019 letting. More info: https://www.modot.org/worth-county-route-yy-bridge-replacement-over-middle-fork-grand-river   ### Traveler Information Map http://traveler.modot.org   Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:22 U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield https://www.modot.org/node/16425 16425 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:10:01 +0000 U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:10 Update for Week of August 19 Project Route 160 Widening Work Scheduled:   Installing drain pipes in areas close to I-44 Grading for new highway lanes in areas  Traffic Impacts:   Shoulder closed in areas Crews and equipment close to traffic Trucks and equipment entering and leaving work areas No lane closings expected EARLY HEADS UP: Frisco Highline Trail at Route 160 scheduled to close for up to 60 days starting in early September for installation of a new underpass  (Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.)  Project Summary: Widen Route 160 to four lanes between I-44 in Springfield and Jackson Street in Willard Resurface the existing lanes of Route 160 between I-44 in Springfield and Route AB in Willard Install concrete traffic barrier between lanes in areas Add a pedestrian underpass at Hunt Road Street lighting at intersections Intersection improvements: J-turn at Farm Road 123/Westgate Avenue Right-in/Right-out at Haseltine Road (Farm Road 115) Roundabout at Farm Road 94 near quarry Add left-turn lane at Hughes Road Roundabout at Farm Road 103/Melville Road/Hunt Road Roundabout at Jackson Street Add turn lanes at Greene County Route AB Prime Contractor: APAC-Central, Springfield Completion Date: December 1, 2020 Total Project Cost: $18.6 million  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) (For timely traffic information in the Springfield area, visit www.ozarkstraffic.com)  (Take the Challenge! Buckle Up/Phone Down)   Districts Involved Southwest Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:02 U.S. Route 136 near Conception Junction to close https://www.modot.org/node/16424 16424 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:10:01 +0000 U.S. Route 136 near Conception Junction to close Visitor (not verified) Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:10 CONCEPTION JUNCTION, Mo. – A culvert replacement will close U.S. Route 136 next week. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department of Transportation will close U.S. Route 136 between Route P (south of Clyde) to 310th Street (at Conception Junction) on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route. MoDOT encourages all motorists to slow down, buckle up, eliminate distractions and drive safely to ensure that everyone is able to Arrive Alive. For more information on this and other MoDOT projects, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/northwest and view the online Traveler Information Map. In addition, MoDOT provides updated information on Twitter @MoDOTNorthwest and Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOTNWDistrict. ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:07 MDC and Recreation Council of St. Louis hold bike, wheelchair, and scooter “Roll and Stroll” event Aug. 24 on the Busch Greenway in St. Charles https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-and-recreation-council-st-louis-hold-bike-wheelchair-and-scooter-%E2%80%9Croll-and-stroll%E2%80%9D 317220 at https://mdc.mo.gov Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:33:45 +0000