Tag Archives: Missouri Department of Transportation

Petition Calls for Highway 15 Improvements North of Memphis

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 […]

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Several Routes in Scotland County

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will perform culvert work the below routes in Scotland County. Work will be done on Route M on June 27, with the road temporarily closed just north of Scotland County Route W for a culvert replacement. The road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Scotland County […]

Weed Eating the Road to Innovation

Memphis MoDOT maintenance team brings home two awards for weed eating upgrade. HANNIBAL – Every year, teams of Missouri Department of Transportation employees submit entries for the Innovations Challenge competition. “This is an opportunity for MoDOT employees to bring innovations dedicated toward best practices and being the best value to customers,” explained Amy Crawford, MoDOT’s […]

SCR-I Earns Silver Banner in Battle of the Belt Challenge

Missouri schools took the challenge to buckle up and made it click with students. One hundred and five (105) schools statewide, 19 in Northeast Missouri, participated in this year’s Battle of the Belt Challenge, a competition to raise seat belt use among teens. Participating schools launched two surprise seat belt checks at each school to […]

MoDOT to Resurface Highway 136, Replace Sidewalks Next Summer

In addition to a fresh new driving surface through the City of Memphis, pedestrian travelers will also be receiving an upgrade next summer when the Missouri Department of Transportation undertakes a project to resurface Highway 136. MoDOT project engineer Amy Crawford met with the Memphis City Council on Wednesday, November 19th to discuss the project. […]

MoDOT, County Will Repair, Reopen Route H Bridge in Scotland County

After several days of evaluation and review of options, MoDOT and Scotland County will repair the Route H Bridge over the North Wyaconda River in Scotland County just north of Arbela.  “This bridge was closed after the result of a routine inspection, because of its deteriorating condition,” explained Paula Gough, MoDOT Northeast District engineer.  “There […]

MoDOT to Allow Overweight Loads of Grain

JEFFERSON CITY – Recent heavy rains are hampering farmers’ efforts to harvest a bumper grain crop. As muddy fields dry, Missourians must race to draw grain from the fields and get it to market. At the request of Richard Fordyce, director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced that Missouri […]

Transportation Sales Tax Certified for August 2014 Ballot

Secretary of State Jason Kander announced that Senate Substitute for House Joint Resolution No. 68 has been certified for the August 2014 ballot. It will appear before voters as Constitutional Amendment 7 in the regularly scheduled primary election on August 5, 2014. The official ballot title for Constitutional Amendment 7, which was both referred to […]