Express Lane











buckle up







MoDOT Contact Info

Top of the Page header

MoDOT Implements Further Cost Saving Measures

Workforce to be Reduced by Approximately 400; No Lay-offs Planned

Dramatic cost savings measures, a plan to keep major highways in good condition and improving smaller highways are in Missouri's future as less funding is available for new construction. The department will save $203 million over the next five years by cutting costs and eliminating 400 salaried positions without lay-offs by June 30, 2013. Plan

March Bid Opening Cancelled

For the second consecutive month, MoDOT canceled its bid opening, originally planned for March 26, due to concerns about federal funding levels. Bid

Change in Leadership for Highways and Transportation Commission

Rudy Farber, Neosho, has taken over as the chairman of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for a one-year term. The former chairman, David Gach, St. Joseph, will serve as vice-chairman. MHTC  

Property Sales Bring In Extra Funds for Road Projects

A state highway property sales blitz has generated more than $675,000 for road and bridge projects that will make Missouri highways smoother and safer. Blitz

MoDOT Has Obligated All Recovery Act Funds for Transit, Aviation and Port Projects

MoDOT has fully obligated $30.7 million it received in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for MoDOT-administered public transportation, airport and river port projects ahead of schedule. Funds

safer roads

Statewide Impaired Driving Crackdown Planned for St. Patrick’s Day

You Drink & Drive. You Lose.

The luck of the Irish will not be with you this St. Patrick’s Day if you drink and drive. Law enforcement officers across Missouri will be cracking down on drunk driving with increased enforcement starting March 12. Lucky

Seat Belts Just Don’t Click With Teens

Law Enforcement Will Crack Down on Seat Belt Violations March 15-31

Under Missouri’s Graduated Drivers License Law, seat belt use is required for young drivers. It is a primary offense. Unfortunately, 40 percent of Missouri teens don’t buckle up. Teens

Governor’s Office Honors Team Spirit Youth

Gov. Jay Nixon's office recognized youth leadership teams from around the state for their contributions to promote safe driving habits among youth in their communities. Team Spirit is a statewide program that empowers youth to take an active role in preventing impaired driving. Spirit

Have you seen this

Report Your Pothole

Nobody likes potholes - that's why MoDOT crews try and get out as quickly as possible to fix them. But we can't fix them if we don't know about them. So,if you notice a pothole on a state route, try using MoDOT’s online form to let us know. Potholes

Missouri Miles

More than just road work or your daily commute, transportation affects how you live, work and play each day in Missouri. To show you the scenes behind those orange cones, MoDOT has started a video series, called Missouri Miles, to keep you up-to-date on everything Missouri. Miles

Please forward this e-mail to anyone interested in Missouri transportation news. If someone has forwarded this e-mail to you and you would like to subscribe, go to and click on the Express Lane button.


Printer-friendly version