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Final Bridge Opened in Safe and Sound Program

Route 11 BNSF Bridge in Chariton County

A crowd of more than 60 were on hand this month to help open the 802nd and final bridge in MoDOT's Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program.


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Map App

Improved App Puts MoDOT Traveler Information at Your Fingertips

Technology changes rapidly. Today, travelers expect current road condition information from the convenience of their smartphone. With that in mind, MoDOT has upgraded its free iPhone and Android Traveler Information app so motorists can get road condition information faster and easier. Map App


Missouri Department of Insurance Offers Free App

The Missouri Department of Insurance has a new smartphone app that walks drivers through the necessary steps to take if they're in a car accident. The new app helps remove the guesswork and is free for iPhone and Android users. wreck check

Major Projects

Blanchette Bridge

Plan Ahead if Traveling in St. Louis This Weekend or During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Work continues on the I-70 Blanchette Missouri River Bridge in St. Louis at mile marker 230. The bridge will be completely closed to traffic for one hour Sun., Nov.18 (weather permitting) from approximately 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. to blast one section of the steel truss. For holiday travel, choose alternate routes when possible to avoid delays. Blanchette

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Blueprint to Save More Lives Rolls out New Fatality Goal

Focusing on fatality reduction, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety boldly rolled out a new goal of 700 or fewer fatalities by 2016 at the Blueprint to Save More Lives Conference. In addition to the aggressive new goal, the group pledged to work toward an eventual goal of zero roadway deaths.

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Safe Driving

Give Thanks for Safe Travels This Holiday

Motorists Urged to Travel Safely

The Thanksgiving holiday is usually one of travel and cheer. Unfortunately, it can also be a very dangerous time on Missouri roads. During the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday there were 1372 traffic crashes, and four fatalities. Travel Safely

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Happy Birthday, Peanut!

As the most famous real turtle in Missouri, and maybe even the entire country, Peanut the Turtle has made a big splash as the official mascot of MoDOT and the Department of Conservation's No MOre Trash! campaign. Peanut

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