Roundabout at I-70, Business Loop 70 West and Creasy Springs Road to Close
The roundabout at the I-70, Business Loop 70 West, and Creasy Springs Road interchange in Columbia will be closed from 9 p.m. on Monday, April 21 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22 for maintenance work to extend the life of the pavement. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route. (MORE)
MoDOT Worker Recalls Close Call in Video
When most of us go to work each day, we probably don't have to worry about a truck pulling a trailer skidding sideways toward us at a high rate of speed.
But for many Missouri Department of Transportation employees, circumstances like the one described are all too real. Columbia Maintenance Crew Leader Kent Cunningham experienced this situation. He tells his close-call story in a brief video designed to promote safe driving in work zones now that highway maintenance and construction projects are in full swing.
The video can be found at http://youtu.be/6GBq3AKz5KQ or can be watched below:
Columbia Bridge Maintenance Postponed Until Tuesday
Maintenance work on several bridges in the Columbia area will take the bridges down to one lane of traffic beginning Tuesday night (April 15). The work originally had been scheduled to begin Monday night, but was delayed due to rain. (MORE)
One Lane of Jefferson City Overpasses to be Closed
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will close one lane of the Chestnut and Jackson Street bridges over Route 50 next week to perform some preliminary exploratory work for the new Lafayette Interchange. Highway 50 will not be affected by these lane closures. The two overpasses are located between Clark and Madison streets. (MORE)
Improvements Begin Monday on Route 7
Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin pavement resurfacing and shoulder improvements to nearly 31 miles of Route 7 in Benton and Camden counties on Monday, April 14. The improvements along Route 7 will take place from Route 65 in Benton County to Route 5 in Camden County. Motorists should expect lane closures and minor delays through the duration of the project, which is scheduled for completion in the fall. (MORE)
Check Out Our Route 63 Improvements Webpage
Sign Up for Project E-mails, Get Weekly Updates and More
Contractors for MoDOT have started improvement work to Route 63 and the Y/M Intersection in Boone County. To keep you informed about the project, we've set up a webpage here:
Route 63 and Y/M Interchange Project Webpage
Once you click the link you'll find project information, weekly updates and much more.
Route J Bridge in Gasconade County Scheduled for Temporary Closure
Weather permitting, crews will repair the Route J bridge over First Creek in Gasconade County the week of April 14. The bridge will close at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 14 and remain closed 24 hours a day until the work is completed. (MORE)
Road Work for Mid-Missouri
April 14-25, 2014
Click the link at the end or click the photo to the right for a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the mid-Missouri area for the two-week period of April 14th through April 25th, 2014. Weather conditions may cause postponements in the work schedule. Other construction or maintenance work may occur on other roadways throughout the area. Many projects will include lane closures, and delays can be expected. MoDOT reminds the public to buckle up, slow down, follow posted signs and drive safely through work areas. (MORE)
Work to Close Route NN in Boone County
Weather permitting, crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace a pipe along Route NN in Boone County. (MORE)