Category Archives: Transportation

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 […]

Highway 15 Coalition Formed to Address Local Transportation Needs

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:28 pm, by

In an effort to maintain focus on needed improvements to Missouri Highway 15, a number of local parties have joined together to form the Highway 15 Coalition. Last week Missouri Representative Craig Redmond and Missouri Department of Transportation regional engineer Amy Crawford met with  the group at the Scotland County Courthouse to discuss the Highway […]

Sealing Work Will Temporarily Close Several Routes in Scotland County

Written on August 1, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing sealing work on several routes in Scotland County. Scotland County Route EE will be closed August 9, from Missouri Route 15 to where Scotland County Route EE ends, for sealing operations. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Scotland County Route BB will […]

Sealing Work Will Temporarily Close Route W

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:45 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, August 3, MoDOT crews will be doing sealing work on Scotland County Route W. There road will be temporarily closed from Missouri Route 15 to Scotland County Route M for sealing operations. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please use alternate routes during this time. Again, this […]

Petition Calls for Highway 15 Improvements North of Memphis

Written on July 18, 2017 at 8:01 pm, by

A rash of recent traffic accidents on Highway 15 north of town has led a local veterinarian to start a petition drive to drive to get improvements on the road. Larry Wiggins, DMV, recently started a local petition drive and already has more than 200 signatures on the paperwork that is calling on the Missouri […]

Railroad Repairs Will Temporarily Close Route M

Written on June 7, 2017 at 9:02 am, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, June 12 – 15, BNSF will be doing repair work at the railroad crossing on Scotland County Route M, near Rutledge. The road will be closed at the crossing from 8:00 a.m. Monday, June 12 to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, June 15.  This work is being performed by BNSF and Road Safe […]

Traffic Changes Implemented at Two Memphis Intersections

Written on May 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm, by

A new stop sign has been installed at the intersection of Market and North Streets in Memphis. the change was approved recently by the Memphis City Council to address visibility concerns at the intersection caused by parked vehicles. The council approved installing a stop sign for traffic northbound on Market Street. Traffic at the intersection […]

Bridge Work Planned for Missouri Route 15 in Scotland County

Written on May 16, 2017 at 9:40 am, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing work on a pair of Missouri Route 15 bridges in Scotland County. On May 18, traffic will be reduced to one lane Please see dates and locations below. between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. about half a mile south of Route EE for bridge maintenance. On  May 22 […]