Miller County Route 54 Safety Improvements

Here are the details, resources and news regarding efforts to improve safety at numerous intersections along U.S. Route 54 in Miller County. These improvements are designed to lower the number and severity of crashes at high-risk locations. 


Project Details

The project is currently underway. Construction is expected to take place through the year.

The contracted amount for the project is $6,140,169. 

Work Taking Place
A variety of safety improvements are being made at several Route 54 intersections. For full details click on each location on the project map or  click here for project diagrams of each location. Primary locations are identified by blue markers. Secondary work, pending available funding based on the awarded bid for the project, are marked in green. Diagrams of proposed work are available upon request using the form below. 

Traffic Impact: 
At least one lane will be open in each direction of Route 54 and connecting roadways. The project will require various lane and crossover closures while work takes place. MoDOT will update drivers and local residents of any closures ahead of time through digital signs, social media and news releases. 

Counties Impacted
Project Status
In Progress
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 54

Project Milestones

Bid Awarded
On June 2, 2021

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract to Capital Paving and Construction, LLC., who submitted the low bid of $6,140,169. 

Construction: Hunter/Opie Road and Atchison Road
In Progress
Construction: Midway and Mount Carmel Roads
August, 2022
In Progress
Construction: Route FF

Excavation and paving taking place in the median of Route 54, at Route FF. 

Project Completion
December, 2022
Download Project Fact Sheet

Project Fact Sheet

Want to download and print this information? Click below for a two-page summary of this project. Also included is contact information if you have any further questions. 

Project Fact Sheet

Intersection Improvement Map

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Project News & Updates

  • Route 54 Safety Improvements to Begin March 16


    MILLER COUNTY - An effort to improve safety at several intersections along U.S. Route 54 near Eugene, Eldon and Lake Ozark will begin next week, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

    Contractor crews will begin work on...

  • Contract Awarded for Route 54 Safety Improvements


    JEFFERSON CITY - An effort to improve safety at several intersections along U.S. Route 54 in Miller County has been given the green light by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.

    During their regular meeting today, the commission...

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