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63PNGHeads Up: Route 63 Closure Coming This Summer


The Missouri Department of Transportation wants motorists traveling Route 63 between Columbia and Jefferson City to be aware that their travel will be impacted this summer when the southbound Route 63 bridge over the Katy Trail gets a new deck.


 The project, which will bid in April, will require both lanes of southbound Route 63 over the Katy Trail to be closed. Southbound traffic will be diverted to northbound Route 63, which will carry one lane of traffic in each direction.


“This stretch of Route 63 carries a lot of commuters between Columbia and Jefferson City,” said MoDOT Project Manager Mike Dusenberg. “The closure will likely cause delays during peak travel times, such as morning and evening rush periods and Friday and Sunday afternoons.”


The full closure of southbound Route 63 will not occur until after Memorial Day weekend, Dusenberg said. The project is scheduled to wrap up in the fall. (MORE


I-70Columbia I-70 Bridges Project Wins Engineering Excellence Award

A Missouri Department of Transportation design-build project has won an engineering excellence award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri. (MORE)







Route 54Pavement Repair to Close Lanes on Route 54 in Callaway County

Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation have scheduled to resume a pavement repair project on U.S. Route 54 in Callaway County on Monday, Feb. 13. (MORE)




Route 42 Bridge in Maries County Closed

Maries Co. 42 BridgeWork is underway to replace the deck on the 46 year-old bridge over the Little Maries River on Missouri Route 42 west of Vienna will begin on Monday, Feb. 6.







Callaway UURoute UU in Callaway County to Close

Work to replace the deck on the 59-year-old bridge over Crows Fork Creek on Callaway County Route UU east of Fulton will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 15. (MORE)





MoDOT Seeking Preservation Ideas for Gasconade River Bridge

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The Missouri Department of Transportation is asking groups with an interest in preserving the Gasconade River Bridge near Hazelgreen for their ideas and possible solutions under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. (MORE)

Contract Awarded for Improvements to Routes 50/63 Interchange at Shamrock/Liberty Roads

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission today awarded a contract for improvements to the U.S. Route 50/63 and Shamrock/Liberty Roads intersection near Jefferson City.  (MORE)





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