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Missouri River Bridge

Two MoDOT Pojects Ranked Fourth and Eighth in Roads and Bridges Magazine's Top 10 Bridge Awards for 2012

Mississippi River Bridge (Interstate 70 over the Mississippi River in St. Louis) – Ranked #4 and the Amelia Earhart Bridge (US 59 over the Missouri River) – Ranked #8.

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Text Alerts Get Text Alerts From MoDOT Before You Leave for Grandma's House!

MoDOT has added a text alert option to its popular "E-update" email subscription system. This means travelers can get urgent road information sent straight to their mobile device. Sign Up


 
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Blanchette Bridge

Blanchette Bridge Demolition

MoDOT's St. Louis District blew up a section of the westbound I-70 Blanchette Bridge last month. View a slow motion version of the demolition in this video - Video

See photos and more information about the project on the St. Louis web page at Blanchette Project

   

MoDOT Recognizes Outstanding Contractors

Several construction contractors were recently recognized as part of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s annual contractor performance awards.

Fred Weber, Inc., of Maryland Heights, Mo., earned both the Value Engineering award and the Green Credit award for its efforts to improve project performance and reduce cost, and by using environmentally-friendly practices on job sites. Contractors

 
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Don't Drive if You're Tipsy, Buzzed or Blitzen

State Launches DUI Holiday Campaign

Calendars are quickly filling with festive social gatherings and parties. During this hustle and bustle time, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety reminds motorists to designate a driver or call a cab and avoid driving impaired. Law enforcement is on the lookout for impaired drivers, with targeted enforcement efforts Dec. 10-16. Drive Sober

 
I-49Interstate Designation Improves Safety, Involves Changes for Truckers, Farmers

History will be made Dec. 12 in Joplin, Mo., when U.S. Route 71 between Kansas City and Pineville, Mo., is officially designated Interstate 49, but this milestone will mean changes for truckers and farmers.

MoDOT will begin to uncover or turn I-49 shields already installed along the highway once the renaming of the highway is official. I-49

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Winterize your car

Get Ready for Safe Winter Driving

MoDOT Video Gives Tips on Winterizing Your Car

The first snowfall of the season could happen soon, and the Missouri Department of Transportation encourages you to be prepared and winterize your vehicle.

A video on MoDOT’s You Tube site reviews the most important things to remember while getting your car ready for colder temperatures.

The short video features tips on checking the tread condition and tire pressure, making sure antifreeze and other fluids are at the proper levels, and packing an emergency kit. Video

MoDOT also reminds motorists to check road conditions by consulting its Traveler Information Map at www.modot.org or by calling MoDOT Customer Service anytime at 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (888-275-6636).

Be prepared, be safe, and ARRIVE ALIVE.

 

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12-05-2012
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