MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Sat, 28 May 2022 10:01:20 +0000 en-us Sen. Karla May’s “May Report” for the Week of May 23, 2022 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-karla-mays-may-report-for-the-week-of-may-23-2022/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=69328 Fri, 27 May 2022 16:37:06 +0000 The Week of May 23, 2022 Supreme Court Hears Case on Collective Bargaining Rights The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments on May 24 in a Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, May 30-June 5 https://www.modot.org/node/25979 25979 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 15:30:01 +0000 Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, May 30-June 5 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 16:30   Route P – Pavement repair, May 31 – June 3 Route UU – CLOSED for a roadway sealing project, June 1, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. DeKalb County U.S. Route 36 – Resurfacing project westbound from east of Taylor Road to east of Route AC (Buchanan County) through mid-July. Some lane closures may remain in place around-the-clock. (Contractor: Magruder Paving, LLC) I-35 – Resurfacing project from U.S. Route 69 (Exit 68, Daviess County) to just north of Exit 52 in Cameron (Clinton County), through mid-August. The road will be narrowed to one lane around the repair sites and paving operations, including some single-lane, around-the-clock closures. A 12-foot width restriction is in place. (Contractor: Herzog Contracting Corp.) Gentry County Route B – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project from 257th Street to 245th Street at the Grantham Creek Bridge, through July. More info: modot.org/gentry-county-route-b-grantham-creek-bridge-project (Contractor: Widel, Inc.) Harrison County Route A – CLOSED for a bridge rehabilitation project over I-35 through September. More info: modot.org/multi-county-bridge-deck-replacement-project (Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc) I-35 – Bridge rehabilitation project at the Pole Cat Creek Bridge at mile marker 90, south of Bethany, through October. A 12-foot width restriction is in place. More info: https://modot.org/harrison-county-interstate-35-pole-cat-creek-bridge-project  (Contractor: Widel, Inc.)* Holt County U.S. Route 59 – CLOSED under I-29 for a bridge deck replacement project through August. Access at the I-29/U.S. Route 59 interchange at Exit 92 near Craig will be impacted. More info: modot.org/holt-county-i-29-bridge-deck-replacement-over-us-route-59. (Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc.) U.S. Route 159 – Bridge rehabilitation project at the Big Lake Overflow Bridge, west of Route 111, through July. Traffic will be narrowed to one lane at the bridge, with temporary traffic signals and a 13-foot width restriction in place. More info: modto.org/holt-county-us-route-159-big-lake-overflow-bridge-rehabilitation. (Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc.) U.S. Route 159 – Pavement improvement and flood remediation project from the Missouri River to Route 111, north of Forest City, through December. From may 31 through June traffic at the intersection of U.S. Route 159 and Route 111 near Big Lake will be redirectd to a one-lane bypass with temporary traffic signals. (Contractor: Phillips Hardy, Inc.) Route 111 – CLOSED for a pavement improvement and flood remediation project from U.S. Route 159 to just north of the railroad crossing at the southern end of Big Lake, through June. (Contractor: Phillips Hardy Inc.) Route B – Drainage work from Route 120 to Road 245, June 1 Route 111 – Culvert replacement at Amber Drive, June 2 Linn County U.S. Route 36 – Pavement repair from east of Brookfield to the Macon County line, May 31 – June 2. Livingston County Route C – CLOSED until further notice at the Shoal Creek Bridge due to deterioration. A bridge replacement project is currently scheduled to be part of MoDOT’s November 2022 letting. Route A – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from 515th Street to 511th Street, May 31 – June 1, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily Route N – CLOSED for pavement repair, June 1 – 3, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily Route U – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route A to County Road 505, June 2, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nodaway County U.S. Route 136 – CLOSED at the Long Branch Bridge, east of Ravenwood through August. A signed detour is in place. More info: https://modot.org/nodaway-county-us-route-136-bridge-projects (Contractor: Phillips Hardy, Inc.)* Route AD – CLOSED for pothole patching from Route B to Galaxy Road, June 1 – 3, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily Sullivan County Route TT – Pothole patching, May 31 – June 1 Route Z – CLOSED for pothole patching June 2 – 3, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Worth County Route PP & YY – Drainage work, May 31 – June 1   --- * Indicates 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. ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 12:29 MoDOT closes two right lanes of eastbound Interstate 44 for emergency road repair https://www.modot.org/node/25977 25977 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 14:55:01 +0000 MoDOT closes two right lanes of eastbound Interstate 44 for emergency road repair Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 15:55 ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Drivers using eastbound Interstate 44 to head downtown to the St. Louis Cardinals or St. Louis Blues game may encounter significant delays as crews conduct an emergency bridge expansion joint repair on I-44 eastbound at the Meramec River near Eureka. Only the left lane of eastbound I-44 will remain open during the repair. The two right lanes of eastbound I-44 will be closed. The closure is expected to remain in place throughout the Memorial Day weekend for this emergency work.   ###     Districts Involved St. Louis Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 11:52 Single-lane drops at westbound Interstate 70 and Route 13 scheduled for June 1 and 2 https://www.modot.org/node/25976 25976 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 14:15:02 +0000 Single-lane drops at westbound Interstate 70 and Route 13 scheduled for June 1 and 2 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 15:15 LAFAYETTE COUNTY –The Missouri Department of Transportation will close single lanes on westbound Interstate 70 from 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 1 through 12 p.m. Thursday, June 2. 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.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, 05/27/2022 - 11:10 Road to Close for Culvert Replacement on Route ZZ in Audrain County https://www.modot.org/node/25975 25975 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 14:05:02 +0000 Road to Close for Culvert Replacement on Route ZZ in Audrain County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 15:05 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, June 1, MoDOT crews will be performing a culvert replacement on Route ZZ in Audrain County. The road will be closed at County Road 343 to County Road 378 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes for closures during these times. Signs and message boards will be in place to alert motorists, as all work is weather dependent, and schedules are subject to change. For more information on this and other roadwork in your area, you can visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast, or call our customer service number at 1-888 ASK MoDOT (275-6636). Spring is here and work zones are popping up in Missouri.  Be in the know before you go! All work zones are online at www.modot.org/northeast, and you can receive the latest news about road work in your area by signing up for e-updates, receiving emails or text messages about road work that’s happening on the roads, projects or counties you want! Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 11:01 Road to Close for Culvert Replacements on Routes in Monroe County https://www.modot.org/node/25974 25974 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 13:55:01 +0000 Road to Close for Culvert Replacements on Routes in Monroe County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 14:55 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing culvert replacements on routes in Monroe County. See below for locations and additional information Route Z- May 31, the road will be closed at Route D to Route O between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Route E- June 2, the road will be closed at County Road 670 to County Road 669 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes for closures during these times. For more information on this and other roadwork in your area, you can visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast, or call our customer service number at 1-888 ASK MoDOT (275-6636). Spring is here and work zones are popping up in Missouri.  Be in the know before you go! All work zones are online at www.modot.org/northeast, and you can receive the latest news about road work in your area by signing up for e-updates, receiving emails or text messages about road work that’s happening on the roads, projects or counties you want! Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:52 Road to Close for Pavement Work on Routes in Shelby County https://www.modot.org/node/25973 25973 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 13:35:02 +0000 Road to Close for Pavement Work on Routes in Shelby County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 14:35 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing pavement work on routes in Shelby County. See below for locations and additional information Route M- June 6-7, the road will be closed at Missouri Route 151 to Missouri Route 15 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Route MM- June 9, the road will be closed at Missouri Route 151 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes for closures during these times. Signs and message boards will be in place to alert motorists, as all work is weather dependent, and schedules are subject to change. For more information on this and other roadwork in your area, you can visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast, or call our customer service number at 1-888 ASK MoDOT (275-6636). Spring is here and work zones are popping up in Missouri.  Be in the know before you go! All work zones are online at www.modot.org/northeast, and you can receive the latest news about road work in your area by signing up for e-updates, receiving emails or text messages about road work that’s happening on the roads, projects or counties you want! Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:34 Sen. Andrew Koenig’s Capitol Report for May 27, 2022 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-andrew-koenigs-capitol-report-for-may-27-2022/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=69325 Fri, 27 May 2022 13:22:00 +0000 May 27, 2022  2022 Session Wrap-Up The 2022 legislative session officially ended on May 13. This session was at times tumultuous, but I believe we Road to Close for pavement work on Route J in Montgomery County https://www.modot.org/node/25972 25972 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 13:15:01 +0000 Road to Close for pavement work on Route J in Montgomery County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 14:15 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing pavement work on routes in Montgomery County. See below for locations and additional information Route J- June 1-2, the road will be closed at Route N to South Turkey Ridge between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Route J- June 6-7, the road will be closed at South Ridge Road to Short Road between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Route J- June 8-9, the road will be closed at Short Road to Whiteside School Road between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes for closures during these times. Signs and message boards will be in place to alert motorists, as all work is weather dependent, and schedules are subject to change. For more information on this and other roadwork in your area, you can visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast, or call our customer service number at 1-888 ASK MoDOT (275-6636). Spring is here and work zones are popping up in Missouri.  Be in the know before you go! All work zones are online at www.modot.org/northeast, and you can receive the latest news about road work in your area by signing up for e-updates, receiving emails or text messages about road work that’s happening on the roads, projects or counties you want! Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:10 Road to Close for Pavement Work on Route U in Marion County https://www.modot.org/node/25971 25971 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 13:00:01 +0000 Road to Close for Pavement Work on Route U in Marion County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 14:00 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, May 31-June 2, MoDOT crews will be performing pavement work on Route U in Marion County. The road will be closed at U.S. Route 36 to Route C between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes for closures during these times. Signs and message boards will be in place to alert motorists, as all work is weather dependent, and schedules are subject to change. For more information on this and other roadwork in your area, you can visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast, or call our customer service number at 1-888 ASK MoDOT (275-6636). Spring is here and work zones are popping up in Missouri.  Be in the know before you go! All work zones are online at www.modot.org/northeast, and you can receive the latest news about road work in your area by signing up for e-updates, receiving emails or text messages about road work that’s happening on the roads, projects or counties you want! Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 05/27/2022 - 09:58 Audio: This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 27 https://www.senate.mo.gov/audio-this-week-in-the-missouri-senate-for-may-27/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=69313 Fri, 27 May 2022 11:45:33 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 2909, the new congressional redistricting map, which was signed into law last week. MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime Lane & Ramp CLOSURES at U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) https://www.modot.org/node/25970 25970 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 11:25:01 +0000 MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime Lane & Ramp CLOSURES at U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) regan.mitchell Fri, 05/27/2022 - 12:25 in Springfield Tuesday, May 31-Friday, June 3 for Paving Project U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway)/Glenstone Avenue Interchange Project Where: U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) between U.S. Route 65 and Glenstone Avenue in Springfield When: 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 31 – Friday, June 3 What: Contractor crews to pave the westbound and eastbound auxiliary lanes of Route 60. This is part of the U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway)/Glenstone Avenue Interchange project. Traffic Impacts: Eastbound and westbound U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) lane closures between U.S. Route 65 and Glenstone Avenue in Springfield Westbound Route 60 (James River Freeway) to Glenstone Avenue exit ramp CLOSED for 2-3 hours as crews tie new pavement to exit ramp Route 60 open Crews will work nighttime hours Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone Drivers should look for an alternate route Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts 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, 05/27/2022 - 08:24 Three Carroll County routes to close https://www.modot.org/node/25969 25969 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 May 2022 11:00:01 +0000 Three Carroll County routes to close Visitor (not verified) Fri, 05/27/2022 - 12:00 ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close three Carroll County routes Tuesday, May 31 for a sealing operation. The following locations will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists will need to use an alternate route: Route JJ from Route DD to Route W Route K from Route JJ to Route D Route DD from Route D to Route JJ 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. While 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, 05/27/2022 - 07:59 Sen. Dave Schatz’s Legislative Column for May 27, 2022 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-dave-schatzs-legislative-column-for-may-27-2022/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=69323 Fri, 27 May 2022 10:28:39 +0000 Wrapping Up the 2022 Legislative Session Friday, May 13, marked the end of the 2022 legislative session. Over the course of the past five months, Twelve Missouri colleges and universities tackle adult learner experience in first ever Student Journey Mapping Workshop http://dhewd.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ff4bc306-697a-49c1-a9dc-4a1848fcb065 http://dhewd.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ff4bc306-697a-49c1-a9dc-4a1848fcb065 Thu, 26 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000