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Major Rail Contract Awarded

A project that will remove the last single-track bottleneck on the Union Pacific Railroad line between Jefferson City and St. Louis has taken another step forward.  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission on Feb. 1 awarded a contract for a new railroad bridge over the Osage River to OCCI, Inc., a Fulton, Mo.-based construction company.  Rail

Senators File Legislation to Begin Long-Term Planning for Transportation Infrastructure

Sens. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, John Lamping, R-Ladue, and Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City, on Feb. 6 began the much needed conversation about ways to address Missouri’s long-term need for transportation infrastructure funding.  Infrastructure

A Public-Private Partnership Could Build a New I-70

A public-private partnership is just one way to expand and rebuild Interstate 70.  MoDOT's website offers more information on this concept.  I-70 

Signing the New I-49

A project to install new Interstate 49 signs is beginning along U.S. 71 between McDonald County Route H in Pineville and I-435 on the south edge of Kansas City.  The signing project is in the final group of U.S. 71 projects needed before the highway can be designated as Interstate 49. I-49


Calling All New Innovations

MoDOT is looking for innovative tools and practices that can improve current department operations in pavement and bridge maintenance, work zones and injury reduction.  Innovations


Digging for a Story
Did you know that historical research is a vital part of receiving federal funding and permits for construction and building projects?  Find out more about the archaeologists who work for MoDOT's Historic Preservation unit.  Digging

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Permit Required for Entrances and Driveway Work

Spring is just around the corner, and with warmer weather, construction and digging projects will soon be under way. Some people may not realize one common project, the installation of a new entrance, requires a permit through MoDOT.  Permit

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