CENTRAL DISTRICT FLOODED ROAD CLOSURES
The following roadways in the Central District are closed, due to water over the road (as of 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7):
Route B over North Cobb Creek, north of Royal Drive
Route B over Cobb Creek, north of Bobcat Road
Route J over Osage Fork, north of Omaha Drive
Route J over Parks Creek, south of Omaha Drive
For complete information on road conditions throughout the state, consult the Traveler Information Map here.
Survey Work to Begin on Columbia I-70 Bridges Project
Motorists traveling on Interstate 70 in Columbia, Mo., in the next few weeks will see the first flurry of activity on the project to replace the bridges at Business Loop 70/West Boulevard, Garth Avenue and Missouri Route 763/Rangeline Street. Crews will begin surveying the stretch of roadway between Garth Avenue and Rangeline on Monday, July 6. The work, which will last about two weeks, will take place off of the highway and won’t impact traffic. (MORE)
Helpful Link: Columbia I-70 Bridges Project Webpage
MoDOT Workers Recall Work Zone Crash in Video
On May 27, four Missouri Department of Transportation workers were victims of a crash while driving on U.S. Route 50 in Moniteau County. During this crash, two trucks in the striping train were struck by a distracted motorist's vehicle.
Signing and Striping Supervisor Brandon Schreimann, Seasonal Maintenance Worker Joshua Winemiller, and Senior Maintenance Workers Justin Kumberg and Allan Haslag tell their May 27 crash story in a brief video designed to ask motorists to pay attention and avoid distracted driving. The video can be found at http://youtu.be/fKaWWyJSBVM. (MORE)