Category Archives: Transportation

Highway 15 Coalition Pursuing City Financing for Startup Costs

Written on September 12, 2018 at 1:46 pm, by

In an effort to jump start a proposed project to add shoulders to Highway 15 in Scotland County, local representatives of the Highway 15 Coalition met with the Memphis City Council on September 6th to propose a funding partnership with the city. Dr. Jeff Davis along with Derek Weber and Lucinda Clubb of Northeast Regional […]

Culvert Replacement to Close Route U on September 11th

Written on September 4, 2018 at 4:18 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, September 11 MoDOT crews will replace a culvert pipe on Route U in Scotland County. The road will be closed between CR 165 and CR 158 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please use alternate routes and always obey all work zone signs and personnel.  Also, please put down your cell […]

MoDOT Bridge Maintenance to Close Route B August 13-23

Written on August 7, 2018 at 9:38 pm, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing bridge maintenance on Route B in Scotland County August 13-23. The road will be closed from Route JJ to Route CC. The closure will be in effect from 7:00 a.m. on August 13 until 4:00 p.m. on August 23 including nights and weekends. Motorists will need to use […]

Cinder Seal Overlay Operations to Close Route JJ in Scotland County

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:41 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing cinder seal overlay operations on Route JJ in Scotland County. The road will be closed on August 6 from Scotland County Route B to Scotland County Route N. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during […]

U.S. Route 27/61 in Clark, Lewis Counties to Undergo Improvement Projects

Written on May 31, 2018 at 11:15 am, by

Weather permitting, June 4th, U.S. Route 27/61 in Clark and Lewis Counties will begin to undergo improvement projects. One project will consist of cold milling and resurfacing sections of U.S. 61 from the Iowa State Line to U.S. Route 27 at Running Fox Elementary School. Milling and resurfacing will also occur on U.S. 27 southbound […]

Road Work Will Temporarily Close Several Routes in Scotland County

Written on May 3, 2018 at 9:14 am, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing overlay road work in Scotland County next week. Work will be done on Route DD on May 7, with the road closed from Scotland County Route C to the end of Route DD for overlay work. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. On May […]

Highway 15 Coalition Hears From Successful Taxing Entities

Written on February 20, 2018 at 1:59 pm, by

The push continues to create some form of special funding body to raise $1 million locally to construct shoulders on Highway 15 in Scotland County.   Interested parties seeking to improve Highway 15 in Scotland County gathered on February 15th at the board room at the Northeast Regional Planning Commission office to hear from a […]

Local Transportation, Housing, Solid Waste Management Boards to Meet January 24th

Written on January 16, 2018 at 5:06 pm, by

The Northeast Missouri Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) will have a Council Meeting Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the RPC Conference Room in Memphis to discuss current TAC topics and projects. The Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission and Rural Development Corporation (NEMO RPC/RDC) will have an Executive Board Meeting to discuss current topics […]

Highway 15 Coalition Targeting MoDOT 50% Cost-Share Program to Improve Route

Written on November 21, 2017 at 3:33 pm, by

Faced with a gloomy financial outlook for the state transportation department that makes improvements to Highway 15 in Scotland County highly unlikely, local advocates for upgrading one of the main transportation routes in the county are considering taking the matter into their own hands. The recently formed Highway 15 Coalition has already discussed forming a […]

Route A to Close for Railroad Work in Gorin   

Written on November 7, 2017 at 4:35 pm, by

Weather permitting, November 10, Scotland County Route A will be closed 6 miles south of Missouri Route 136 in southern Gorin for work at the railroad crossing. The road will close at 8:00 a.m. and will reopen at 5:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during this time. Again, this work is weather […]