MO.gov News Feed: Department of Transportation /news-rss?filter=transportation MO.gov News Feed: Department of Transportation Mon, 30 Jan 2023 07:19:06 +0000 en-us MoDOT to close lanes on I-270 eastbound between New Florissant Rd and Washington/Elizabeth, Jan. 28 https://www.modot.org/node/27763 27763 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 14:15:01 +0000 MoDOT to close lanes on I-270 eastbound between New Florissant Rd and Washington/Elizabeth, Jan. 28 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 14:15 ST. LOUIS – Drivers who regularly use eastbound I-270 should note that the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close two highway lanes between New Florissant Road and Washington Street/Elizabeth Avenue, between 4 a.m. and 12 p.m., Saturday, January 27. Drivers will still have access to I-270 eastbound during the closure, however, the eastbound exit ramp at Washington Street/Elizabeth Avenue will be closed. The closures will allow crews to perform an emergency repair on a section of temporary pavement on eastbound I-270. The lane closures and construction work are part of the $278 million I-270 North Project infrastructure upgrades. To stay updated on the status of this closure and to view a project overview and graphic displays of planned construction, please visit the I-270 North Project website at: www.i270north.org.  Travelers can also contact MoDOT’s customer service center at 1-314-275-1500 or the I-270 North Project Team at: I270North@modot.mo.gov.   ###   Districts Involved St. Louis Published On Fri, 01/27/2023 - 08:11 Planned Roadwork for Northeast Missouri, Jan. 30 - Feb. 9 https://www.modot.org/node/27762 27762 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 13:35:01 +0000 Planned Roadwork for Northeast Missouri, Jan. 30 - Feb. 9 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 13:35 HANNIBAL – The following is a list of general highway maintenance work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northeast Missouri region for Jan. 30 – Feb. 9. 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, 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. Audrain County Route K – Feb. 6-9, the road will be CLOSED from Audrain Co. Road 649 to Audrain Co. Road 553 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily for core drilling operations. Lincoln County U.S. Route 61 (Southbound) –Jan. 30 & 31, the road will be reduced to one lane from Lincoln County Route C to Lincoln County Route U between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for bridge maintenance.  There will be a width restriction of 10 feet in place while work is being completed. U.S. Route 61 (Northbound) – Feb. 1 & 2, the road will be reduced to one lane from Lincoln County Route U to Lincoln County Route C between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for bridge maintenance.  There will be a width restriction of 10 feet in place while work is being completed. Marion County Route MM –Jan. 31 & Feb. 1, the road will have short-term CLOSURES at various locations between Veterans Road and Paulina Drive in Hannibal between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for brush cutting operations.  Monroe County Route V –Jan. 30 – Feb 1, the road will be CLOSED to from U.S. Route 36 at Hunnewell to Monroe County Route FF between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for pavement patching operations. Montgomery County I-70  Westbound Ramps (MM 175) – Feb 2, the ramps will be CLOSED between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. for pavement repairs. I-70  Eastbound Ramps (MM 175) – Feb 2, the ramps will be CLOSED between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. for pavement repairs. Warren County Missouri Route 94 – Feb. 1 & 2, the road will be reduced to one lane one-half mile before to immediately after the bridge just east of Rush Island Road between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for bridge maintenance.  There will be a width restriction of 10 feet in place while work is being completed. Missouri Route 94 – Feb. 1 & 2, the road will be reduced to one lane one-half mile before to immediately after the bridge just west of Massas Creek Road between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for bridge maintenance.  There will be a width restriction of 10 feet in place while work is being completed. Winter is here!  Are you prepared?  The predictions for the weather this winter include a lot of snow, and MoDOT needs your help to stay safe.  Follow these safety tips to help us get through the season: Winter Driving Tips | Missouri Department of Transportation (modot.org). Districts Involved Northeast Published On Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:33 Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, Jan. 30-Feb. 5 https://www.modot.org/node/27761 27761 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 13:00:02 +0000 Planned Roadwork for Northwest Missouri, Jan. 30-Feb. 5 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 13:00 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 Jan. 30 – Feb. 5. 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, 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. Buchanan County U.S. Route 36 – Bridge rehabilitation project over the Missouri River is currently suspended for winter. Work will resume spring 2023. Westbound is narrowed to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction through June 2023. (Contractor: Comanche Construction, Inc.) Missouri Route 759 – RAMP CLOSED for a bridge rehabilitation project over the Missouri River. The ramp from Route 759 to westbound U.S. Route 36 is closed through June 2023. (Contractor: Comanche Construction, Inc.) Route M – Utility work from 66th Street to Nichols Road, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3  Carroll County Route UU – CLOSED for a bridge deck replacement project over Turkey Creek and Big Creek, through January. (Contractor: Capital Paving & Construction, LLC). Route WW – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from 2nd Street to south Main Street in Tina, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3 Chariton County U.S. Route 24 – Guardrail work at the Palmer Creek Bridge, Jan. 31 – Feb. 1. A 14-foot width restriction will be in place. (Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. Clinton County I-35 – Pothole patching southbound from mile marker 47 to mile marker 36. Southbound will be narrowed to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction daily, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3 Gentry County Route YY – CLOSED until further notice at the Bear Creek Bridge due to deterioration. This bridge is included in a replacement project scheduled to be a part of the September 2023 letting for contractor bids. Grundy County U.S. Route 65 – Bridge rehabilitation project over Route 6 in Trenton, through February. Temporary traffic signals will guide motorist through the work zone. A 17-foot width restriction is in place. (Contractor: Capital Paving, Inc.)* Route W – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Gees Creek Bridge, south of Route F, through early April 2023. (Contractor: Lehman Construction and Wilson & Company)** Harrison County Route D – Pothole patching from  Route 46 to U.S. Route 136, Jan. 30 Linn County Route WW – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the Van Dorsen Creek Bridge, 3 miles east of Marceline, through May 2023. (Contractor: Lehman Construction and Wilson & Company)** Route 5 – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 36 to the Chariton County line, Jan. 30 – 31 Livingston County Route C – CLOSED until further notice at the Shoal Creek Bridge, north of Route DD, due to deterioration. A bridge replacement project was part of MoDOT’s November 2022 letting and awarded to L.G. Barcus and Sons, Inc. A start date for the project has not yet been determined. Route C – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the bridge over Shoal Creek, just west of Dawn and east of Route DD, through April 2023. (Contractor: Lehman Construction and Wilson & Company)** Nodaway County Route 46 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the bridge over the Nodaway River, near Quitman, through early June 2023. A signed detour is in place. (Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc.)* Sullivan County Route E – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the West Locust Creek Bridge, 8 miles northwest of Milan, through May 2023. (Contractor: Lehman Construction and Wilson & Company)** Worth County Route W – Pothole patching from Nodaway County line to Route YY, Jan. 31 Route PP – Pothole patching from U.S. Route 169 to Pebble Avenue, Feb. 3 --- * 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. ** This bridge is part of the FARM (Fixing Access to Rural Missouri) Bridge Program. More info: FARM Bridge program web page ### Districts Involved Northwest Published On Fri, 01/27/2023 - 06:58 Route AH In Stoddard County Closed for Railroad Maintenance https://www.modot.org/node/27760 27760 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 10:30:01 +0000 Route AH In Stoddard County Closed for Railroad Maintenance Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 10:30 SIKESTON –Route AH in Stoddard County will be closed as railroad crews perform railroad maintenance on the tracks.   This section of the roadway is located from U.S. 60 to Route 114 near Grayridge, Missouri.   Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, February 13 from 6 a.m. to 6 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 Fri, 01/27/2023 - 04:26 Route 153 In Stoddard County Closed for Railroad Maintenance https://www.modot.org/node/27759 27759 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 10:15:01 +0000 Route 153 In Stoddard County Closed for Railroad Maintenance Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 10:15 SIKESTON –Missouri Route 153 in Stoddard County will be closed as railroad crews perform railroad maintenance on the tracks.   This section of the roadway is located from Route 60 to Route 114 near Essex, Missouri.   Weather permitting, work will take place Friday, February 10 from 6 a.m. to 6 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 Fri, 01/27/2023 - 04:12 Route 53 in Butler County Reduced for Approach Repairs https://www.modot.org/node/27758 27758 at https://www.modot.org Fri, 27 Jan 2023 08:10:01 +0000 Route 53 in Butler County Reduced for Approach Repairs Visitor (not verified) Fri, 01/27/2023 - 08:10 Sikeston-Route 53 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as contractor crews perform approach work.   This section of the roadway is located between Westwood Boulevard and Fair Street in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.   Weather permitting, work will take place Friday, Feb. 10 through Friday, March 31 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.   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 Fri, 01/27/2023 - 02:08 Motorists Advised of Lane Closures on Route 54 Near Kingdom City https://www.modot.org/node/27757 27757 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 26 Jan 2023 16:05:01 +0000 Motorists Advised of Lane Closures on Route 54 Near Kingdom City Visitor (not verified) Thu, 01/26/2023 - 16:05 CALLAWAY COUNTY – Starting Friday, January 27, contractors for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will be lifting the approach slab on the westbound Auxvasse Creek Bridge on U.S. Route 54 in Callaway County, north of Kingdom City, creating a smoother driving surface for travelers.Due to the work being completed, a single lane of westbound Route 54 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. MoDOT says work is expected to just take one day to complete, but if there are any delays the same traffic control could be in effect on Monday, January 30 as well.Motorists are advised to use extra caution through work zones, obey all traffic signs, and avoid any distractions.All 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 MoDOT Central Missouri District on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for project updates.                                                                       ### Districts Involved Central Published On Thu, 01/26/2023 - 10:03 Interstate 155 in Pemiscot County is Reduced for Concrete Work https://www.modot.org/node/27756 27756 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 26 Jan 2023 15:00:02 +0000 Interstate 155 in Pemiscot County is Reduced for Concrete Work Visitor (not verified) Thu, 01/26/2023 - 15:00 SIKESTON― Northbound I-155 in Pemiscot County will be reduced with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform concrete work.    This section of roadway is located from the Tennessee State line to mile marker 9.4.  Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, Feb. 13 through Monday, March 6 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  The work zone will be marked with signs.  Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.  For additional information, contact Resident Engineer Seth Bollinger at (573) 243-0899, 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 Thu, 01/26/2023 - 08:59 Business Route 60 Reduced for ADA Sidewalk Improvements in Wright County https://www.modot.org/node/27755 27755 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 26 Jan 2023 13:40:01 +0000 Business Route 60 Reduced for ADA Sidewalk Improvements in Wright County Visitor (not verified) Thu, 01/26/2023 - 13:40 WILLOW SPRINGS – Business Route 60 in Wright County will be reduced to one lane as contractor crews construct sidewalks. This project is part of the Missouri Department of Transportation's initiative to bring roadway facilities into compliance with the current standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The section of roadway is located between East Tripp Street and East Newton Street in Mansfield, Missouri.  Weather permitting, work will take place Tuesday, Jan. 31 through Wednesday, March 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.    The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling in the area. For more information, please call Resident Engineer Audie Pulliam (417) 469-2589, the Missouri Department of Transportation’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 Thu, 01/26/2023 - 07:38 Roadway Improvements to Begin on I-70 in Montgomery County https://www.modot.org/node/27752 27752 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:10:01 +0000 Roadway Improvements to Begin on I-70 in Montgomery County Visitor (not verified) Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:10 Nighttime Lane Closures Scheduled Project I-70 Resurfacing in Montgomery County HANNIBAL – The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor, Magruder Paving LLC., will soon begin work on a resurfacing project spanning across 32 miles of Interstate 70 in Montgomery County from the Callaway County line to just east of Route F, near High Hill. Preliminary guardrail work will begin mid-February which will require nighttime lane closures from mile marker 165-181.  Drivers can expect lane reductions up to one mile in length while guardrail work continues through mid-April.  “Paving operations are expected to begin in March, as weather and temperatures allow.  Work will continue through June and drivers can expect ramp closures as work progresses.” explained Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Jeff Niemeyer.  “All guardrail and paving work will be completed during nighttime hours between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.,” he added. All work is weather dependent and schedule changes could occur.  The public will be notified of traffic impacts, including ramp closures, through signs, message boards, news releases and social media as scheduling is planned. We ask that motorists please be attentive in work zones for their safety and the safety of highway workers.  For more information contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636) or visit us online at Improve I-70 | Missouri Department of Transportation (modot.org).   Districts Involved Northeast Published On Thu, 01/26/2023 - 06:09