Category Archives: Transportation

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 […]

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 […]