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Keith Begins as MoDOT Interim Director Today

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently selected Chief Engineer Kevin Keith to serve as interim director of MoDOT. Keith will serve until a permanent director is selected following a national search that could take several months. Keith

Guard Cables Save 45 Lives Per Year

Like a safety net, median guard cable is lining more Missouri highways and making them much safer. The steel wire ropes are credited with saving approximately 45 lives per year in Missouri. Cable

Recycling Makes Cents for MoDOT

MoDOT knows that practicing the three "Rs" - reduce, reuse, recycle - has its benefits. It's good for the environment. Plus, just as the number of contractors in Missouri using recycled asphalt and tear-off shingles is growing, so are the savings. MoDOT saved $20 million on resurfacing projects last year alone in which recycled asphalt was used as a hot mix asphalt material. Cents

Push to Sell State Property Wins National Recognition

MoDOT Marketing More Parcels April 26-30

To put more money into state highway projects, MoDOT has been aggressively marketing property it no longer needs for the state highway system.  Now the department's Realty to Roads program is earning national praise as a property management model. Property

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New Work Zone Campaign Aims to Reduce Fatalities and Injuries

A second of inattention can lead to a traffic crash, and when you're in a work zone that can cost more than a fine - it could cost lives. That's why MoDOT is reminding drivers not to barrel through work zones with a new television spot, called "What Have I Done?" Zones

Missouri Motorists Come Out on Top in Winter Weather Battles 

After an unusual winter storm that hit Missouri on the first day of spring, it appears the snow and ice are finally behind us. Mother Nature kept MoDOT crews busier than usual clearing roadways this winter, with thousands of workers logging more than 23,000 hours on Christmas Day to battle a major snowstorm that blanketed most of the state. Winter

New Technology Results in Better Missouri Roadways 

MoDOT is embracing a new roadway technology called warm-mix asphalt that increases pavement life, is easier on the environment and saves money. Asphalt

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2010-2011 Missouri Airport Directory Available

The new Missouri Airport Directory is now available to the public. The directory is a flight-planning tool that provides facility information to pilots and users of Missouri's system of public-use airports. Directories are available at most local airports in Missouri, by contacting MoDOT's customer service center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or by writing to MoDOT's Aviation Unit, P.O. Box 270, Jefferson City, MO  65102. The directory can be viewed on MoDOT's website. Directory

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