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BigHorn50Capture1Route 50 Bridge Partially Closed Due to Accident


A truck hauling a loader hit the Route 50 bridge over Big Horn Drive west of Jefferson City on Oct. 21, damaging the bridge’s concrete girders.  As a result, the Route 50 eastbound passing lane at this location will be closed for at least two months while MoDOT works to fix the bridge. (MORE)






Commish101514Commission Awards Contracts for Improvements

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Contract Awarded for Whitton Expressway Improvements (Cole County)

Contract Awarded for Improvements in Camden and Pulaski Counties

Contract Awarded for Improvements in Maries, Miller, and Morgan Counties

Contract Awarded for Improvements in Gasconade, Maries, and Osage Counties

Contracts Awarded for Bridges (Camden, Maries, Miller)

Contract Awarded for Whitton Expressway Improvements

At its monthly meeting in St. Louis, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract for improvements along Whitton Expressway in Jefferson City. Emery Sapp and Sons of Columbia, Mo. submitted the low bid of $20,332,366 for the work.


The improvements include a new interchange at U.S. Route 50 and Lafayette Street and adding a lane in each direction from Monroe Street to Lafayette Street and from Lafayette to Clark Avenue. Five bridges along the corridor will be replaced, and one will be rehabilitated. Initial work on the project is expected to begin by the end of 2014. (MORE)

Public Meeting to be Held for Bridge Replacement and
Bridge Rehabilitation in Howard County

The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Thursday, October 23 to discuss plans to replace the Route E bridge over Adams Fork Creek and rehabilitate the Route A bridge over Moniteau Creek.

The public meeting will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Commercial Trust Bank, 119 North Main Street in Fayette. (MORE)

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