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MoDOT Director Notes Accomplishments, Calls Bold Actions Necessary

In a Nov. 16 report to the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight, MoDOT Director Kevin Keith said the department had accomplished several major goals during the past year, but is only spending about half of what it should on needed projects because of a lack of funds.  Annual Report

MoDOT Launches Effort to Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities

Missouri transportation officials are concerned. After just nine months in 2011, the number of pedestrian traffic deaths was nearly equal to those experienced in all of 2010. In fact, during the first quarter of 2011, 21 pedestrian deaths were recorded, compared to nine during the same period in 2010.  Pedestrian

Eisenhower - Truman Presidential Highway Signs Unveiled

The Kansas and Missouri Departments of Transportation, along with the Eisenhower and Truman Presidential Libraries, have unveiled signs designating 165 miles of Interstate 70 between Abilene, Kan., and Independence, Mo. as the Dwight D Eisenhower - Harry S Truman Presidential Highway (in Kansas) and the Harry S Truman - Dwight D Eisenhower Presidential Highway (in Missouri). Eisenhower - Truman


Motorists Advised to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”  That’s the message behind the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s campaign against impaired driving. Missourians will hear and see the message throughout the holiday season and law enforcement agencies across the state will increase their enforcement efforts. Drive Sober

Pledge to Focus on the Road and Enter to Win a Ford Focus

Dec. 14 is the deadline for taking the "Focus on the Road" pledge and entering to win a 2012 Ford Focus.  Focus on the Road

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Holiday and Winter Travel Demand Extra Attention

The holidays are upon us and that means travel time.  To keep Missouri drivers safe on the road, MoDOT is gearing up for winter weather.  Listen as MoDOT Assistant Chief Engineer Don Hillis provides tips and tools to make your holiday travel safe.  To the Point

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Safe & Sound Bridge Program on Track to Finish Early

A new video explains MoDOT's efforts to fix more than 800 of Missouri's worst bridges and shows the Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program is on track to finish ahead of schedule.  Safe & Sound

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