Category Archives: Transportation

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 […]

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 […]