Maintenance Buildings located in: Columbia and Hallsville
Roadwork on Route 63 and the Y/M Interchange in Ashland has begun. This is a large project encompassing multiple improvements, including:
- Bridge deck and structure repairs on the Route M and Y overpass, and a new driving surface
- Adding a J-turn on Route 63 just south of Peterson Lane, which will replace the existing median crossovers at Liberty Lane and Peterson Lane
- Installing roundabouts on Routes M and Y at the Route 63 overpass
- Pavement repairs throughout the Route 63 corridor between Route WW in Columbia and U.S. 54 in Callaway County
- A new overlay with shoulder sealing from Route WW to U.S. 54 in Callaway County
Contractor: APAC - Missouri
Contract Cost: $8,481,805.37
Project Length: 26.9 miles
Project Administration: Columbia Project Office
Completion Date: November 1, 2014
Weekly Project Updates
All work listed below is subject to change depending on weather conditions
Week of August 25: The contractor (APAC-Missouri) has poured the connection sections of the truck apron and driving lane for the western roundabout and the western roundabout is open to traffic.
Work on the eastern roundabout requiring ramp closures and limited turning movements is scheduled to begin Tuesday September 2.
Additionally, the contractor will continue paving the mainline of Route 63. They hope to reach the north end of the project at Discovery Parkway tomorrow night and then begin paving in the southbound driving lane. Paving work will require a nighttime driving (right) lane closure in the southbound lanes. All lanes will be open in time for the morning commute.
Lastly, guardrail work will be continuing along Route 63. This work will require short lane closures in various locations along Route 63.
All work on the Route 63 Ashland Project will be suspended Friday August 29 through September 2 to help reduce delays due to Labor Day travel.
If you would like to receive detailed weekly email updates on this project, please enter your email address in the field below:
Route B Bridge Replacement
Online Community Briefing
March 3-13, 2014
The Missouri Department of Transportation is discussing a project to construct a bridge on Route B over Business Loop 70 in Columbia. This project is a cooperative effort between MoDOT and the City of Columbia. The project is scheduled to begin in June, 2014. Materials presented at the public meeting on March 3 are located below:
Route 63 Intersection Improvements
Online Community Briefing
Jan. 9 - Jan. 20, 2014
MoDOT is proposing intersection improvements along Route 63 in Boone County.
The project involves the construction of J-Turns, offset left turns, acceleration and deceleration lanes at the intersection of Route 63 and Hinton Road/Calvert Hill Road, north of Columbia. This project is scheduled for the 2014 construction season. Materials presented at the public meeting on Jan. 9 are located below:
Traffic Flowing Smoothly on Central Missouri's First Diverging Diamond Interchange
Traffic is flowing well on Central Missouri’s first diverging diamond interchange, which opened to traffic Oct. 13 at Route 740 (Stadium Boulevard) and Interstate 70 in Columbia. If you haven't had the opportunity to drive it yet, take advantage of the information below to learn how it works.
Take a Virtual Drive Through Mid-Missouri's First Diverging Diamond Interchange
To help motorists better understand how the new interchange works, the City of Columbia created a video that takes travelers on a virtual driving tour of the interchange. Click on the video to learn more!
Other helpful videos:
Other informational materials related to the project:
Receive Project E-mail Updates!
With the opening of the diverging diamond interchange, a major component of the I-70/Stadium Boulevard highway construction project is complete. However, a great deal of work remains, including the widening of Stadium Boulevard from Interstate 70 to south of Broadway. Bernadette Drive from Knipp Street to Beverly Drive is also being widened as part of the work. The entire project is scheduled for completion in winter of 2014. The $12.8 million job is funded through a cost-share agreement between MoDOT, the City of Columbia and three transportation development districts.
To receive e-mail updates on this project, please click HERE.
Click here to view previous Route 740 project materials presented at a public meeting held May 24, 2011
Route Z Road and Bridge Improvements
The Missouri Department of Transportation is nearing completion of road and bridge improvements along Route Z at Interstate 70. The work is designed to improve safety and accommodate an expected increase in traffic associated with the new Battle High School. While many components are complete, construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Route Z and St. Charles Road continues. The entire project is scheduled for completion in mid-August.
Route Z Improvements to Begin April 2 (News Release, March 27, 2013)
Meeting Set to Discuss Route Z Road and Bridge Projects (News Release, Nov. 2, 2012)
Route Z Online Public Hearing, Nov. 14 - Nov. 24
For more information, please contact Project Manager Mike Dusenberg at (573) 751-7699 or Michael.Dusenberg@modot.mo.gov.
U.S. 63 and Route H Interchange
The Missouri Department of Transportation proposes to construct a diamond interchange at U.S. 63 and Route H near the Columbia Regional Airport in Boone County. The project also includes constructing new southbound lanes from just north of Route 163 to Route H in Columbia. An outer roadway would be created using the current southbound lanes. This would allow for the removal of several crossovers to improve safety.
Route 63 and H Interchange Project Nearing Completion
Route 163 Crossover Closed (April 18, 2012)
New Interchange Bridge at U.S. 63 and Route H Takes Shape (News Release, Feb. 28,. 2012)
Route H Detour Changes for Interchange Construction at U.S. 63 (News Release, Oct. 12, 2011)
Roadway Closures Planned for Interchange Construction at U.S. 63 and Route H (News Release, Aug. 19, 2011)
Route H to Close on Aug. 22 at U.S. 63 in Boone County for Interchange Construction (News Release, Aug. 10, 2011)
East Columbia Environmental Impact Statement
East Columbia Final Environmental Impact Statement
The Final Environmental Impact Statement is an environmental study designed to identify East Columbia's current and future transportation needs and to assess how best to meet those needs while minimizing impacts to the surrounding community and environment.
Click here for locations where you can review a paper copy of the Final Environmental Impact Statement.
This document is provided in Acrobat Reader format. Free Acrobat Reader download
Cover and Signature Page (289 KB)
Notice (88 KB)
Table of Contents (40 KB)
Summary (202 KB)
Chapter I: Purpose and Need (389 KB)
Chapter II: Alternatives (356 KB)
Chapter III: Affected Environment (75 KB)
Chapter IV: Environmental Consequences (566 KB)
Chapter V: Comments and Coordination (761 KB)
Chapter VI: DEIS Distribution List (37 KB)
Index (24 KB)
Appendices A through E (465 KB)
(Safety & Accident Data, List of Preparers, Partnering Agreement,
Public Involvement Plan, Public Information Meeting Summaries)
Appendix F: Notice of Availability (771 KB)
Appendix G: Property Owner's Guide (446 KB)
Appendix H: Agency Correspondence (925 KB)
Appendix I: Partner Concurrence (1.21 MB)
Entire East Columbia Final EIS (large pdf file, 17.95 MB)