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County, MDC Continue Partnership to Maintain Road Access to Conservation Areas

County, MDC Continue Partnership to Maintain Road Access to Conservation Areas

The Scotland County Commission’s and the Missouri Department of Conservation’s partnership to maintain gravel roads that provide access to Lake ShowMe and the Indian Conservation Area will continue for another year. The commission entered an agreement with MDC that will provide the county nearly $24,000 in assistance to pay for road rock for three county […]

MoDOT Adds Route H Bridge to Scoping Phase for 5-Year Plan  

MoDOT Adds Route H Bridge to Scoping Phase for 5-Year Plan  

The Missouri Department of Transportation is working to reopen the currently closed bridge on Route H in Scotland County. “We have included the bridge in the scoping phase of our five-year transportation plan, but there are still several things that have to be accomplished before we can rebuild this bridge to make it safe,” said […]

McKenna Named New Director of MoDOT

McKenna Named New Director of MoDOT

Patrick K. McKenna has been named the new director of MoDOT by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The announcement was made last week at a press conference following the commission’s monthly meeting. “After a nationwide search, the commission knew Mr. McKenna had the vision and experience to lead the department to a new level […]

Culvert Replacement Will Temporarily Close Route D

Weather permitting, November 17- 20, MoDOT crews will temporarily close Scotland County Route D between 5 miles west of MO Route 15 and 5 and a half miles west of MO Route 15 for a culvert replacement. The road will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. Motorists will need to use […]

Allen Branch Creek Bridge Replacement Delayed in Scotland County

Allen Branch Creek Bridge Replacement Delayed in Scotland County

Due to the summer’s severe weather, the replacement of the bridge over Allen Branch Creek on Scotland County Route A has been delayed until spring of 2016. “This summer’s wet weather has made it difficult for our contractor to complete all the projects we planned to complete before winter sets in,” explained Amy Crawford, MoDOT […]

Sealing Operations Planned for Routes in Scotland County

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing sealing operations on various routes in Scotland County on the dates indicated below. Route AA- Sept. 1, route closed to through traffic between end of Route AA at county road to the junction of MO Route 15 and Route AA from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. […]

Route W Bridge Reopens Amidst Release of County’s Bridge Assessment

Route W Bridge Reopens Amidst Release of County’s Bridge Assessment

The bridge over the Middle Fabius River on Missouri Route W in Scotland County west of Rutledge, is now open to traffic, after previously being closed due to flood damage. MoDOT announced on August 6th that the bridge was again open after being closed for approximately a week for repairs. The report comes amidst a […]

County Still Awaiting Word on Disaster Declaration

County Still Awaiting Word on Disaster Declaration

On Wednesday, the Scotland County Commission said it can wait no longer. The Commission ordered the replacement of a culvert on County Road #861.  The site is awaiting approval for FEMA disaster assistance, but the commission deemed the road issue to be too dangerous to wait any longer. Several major storm-related repairs have remained on […]

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

With the Missouri Department of Transportation’s budget continuing to dwindle, the top tier of northeast Missouri counties are seeing their piece of the pie disappear in the recently approved State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). The Missouri Transportation Commission approved the 2016-2020 STIP, which outlines major projects for the next five MoDOT budget years. If you […]

MoDOT Closes Another Scotland County Bridge

MoDOT Closes Another Scotland County Bridge

  The Missouri Route W bridge over the  Middle Fabius River was closed indefinitely on Friday by the Missouri Department of Transportation due to flood damage.   HANNIBAL – The bridge over the Middle Fabius River on Missouri Route W in Scotland County west of Rutledge, has been closed indefinitely. With all the recent flooding, […]

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