Category Archives: Transportation

Bridge Work Will Close Route A on March 28th

Written on March 21, 2017 at 2:41 pm, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be continuing road work in Scotland County this week and next. Work was scheduled on Route M for March 17 and March 20, with the road being temporarily closed between Route MM and about a quarter mile south of Route MM, for culvert replacements. On Tuesday, March 28, Route A […]

MoDOT to Replace Culverts, Perform Bridge Maintenance in Scotland County

Written on March 14, 2017 at 8:06 pm, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will perform bridge maintenance and culvert replacements on the following routes in Scotland County.  Please see the locations and dates below. Route M was scheduled to be closed March 13 at a mile east of Missouri Route 15, for a culvert replacement. The road was to be closed from 8:00 a.m. […]

MoDOT to Close Routes H, M for Road Work Next Week

Written on March 7, 2017 at 7:21 pm, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will perform bridge and road work on several routes in Scotland County. Work will be done on Route H on March 13th. The road will temporarily be closed at the North Fork Wyaconda River Bridge for bridge maintenance. The road closure is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Motorists will […]

Bridge Maintenance Will Temporarily Close Routes in Scotland County 

Written on February 28, 2017 at 12:28 pm, by

Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing bridge maintenance on two routes in Scotland County. Work was scheduled to get underway on Monday on Missouri Route 15 on the bridge over the South Wyaconda River. The work was expected to temporarily close a section of Missouri Route 15. The road is closed at half a […]

MoDOT to Replace Culverts on Several Scotland County Routes

Written on August 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will temporarily close several routes in Scotland County for culvert replacements. Route H will be closed August 18 from MO 15 to Route Z for culvert replacement between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Route H will be closed August 22 from Route N to the bridge reconstruction project for […]

Memphis Police Department Adding Spike Strips to Stop Chases

Written on August 16, 2016 at 5:56 pm, by

After seeing the effectiveness of road spikes first hand recently, the Memphis City Police Department has added two sets of the tools to its patrol trucks for deployment in aiding the stoppage of future vehicle chases. While high-speed chases may not be highly likely in the City, the key factor for the purchase was preventing […]

Work Begins Next Week to Replace Route H Bridge

Written on August 9, 2016 at 5:57 pm, by

MACON – Work will begin early next week to replace the currently closed bridge on Route H in Scotland County over the Wyaconda River.  Bleigh Construction of Palmyra, MO was awarded the contract to remove the old bridge and build a new one in the same location in the amount of $820,042.20. The bridge was […]

Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety to Hold Quarterly Meeting in Edina

Written on August 4, 2016 at 1:39 pm, by

The Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, August 11 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 707 N. Main Street, in Edina. The meeting will begin 10:30 a.m. Lunch is being provided by a partner of the Coalition, the NEMO Regional Planning Commission. “The Coalition is a statewide effort to […]

Sealing Operations Will Temporarily Close Route B

Written on July 27, 2016 at 9:19 am, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, August 1, MoDOT crews will temporarily close Scotland County Route B between the Iowa state line and U.S. 136 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for sealing operations. Please use alternate routes during this time. Again, this work is weather dependent and could be delayed or rescheduled. For more information contact […]

Scotland County Oats Bus Holds July Meeting

Written on July 19, 2016 at 7:25 pm, by

The Scotland County Oats Bus meeting was held July 11, 2016 at the Nutrition Site.  Those present were Patti Brookhart, Lavaughn Ketchum, Benji Briggs, Barbara Cantril, Janessa Mathena and daughter Mary, and Clifford Ketchum, bus driver. The meeting was called to order by chairman, Patti Brookhart and she also gave the prayer. Roll Call and […]