Moniteau and Morgan Counties Pavement & Intersection Improvements
Below are details, resources and news about an improvement project in Moniteau and Morgan Counties. This project will encompass improvements to intersections, pavement and guardrail.
Work took place in the Summer and Fall of 2021. Work was completed the week of November 1.
Work Taking Place:
- The U.S. Route 50 and Route 5 intersection, west of Tipton: improvements made to the intersection’s drainage and pavement by grading, paving, widening and marking the roadways. Crews also built new eastbound and westbound turn lanes to Route 50 at the intersection.
- Route 50 between the Pettis County line and Business 50, west of California: Resurfacing, replacing shoulders and improving guardrails.
- Route 87 between Business 50 and Route 50 in California: Resurfacing and improving guardrails.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded the bid to Capital Paving & Construction, LLC for $4,627,341.97.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why was this work necessary?
Large vehicles had difficulty safely and efficiently navigating the intersection of Route 50 with Route 5 North. The work improves the operation and safety of the intersection, and the Route 50 corridor in general, by installing right and left turn lanes onto Route 5 North.
What is the project cost?
The contract awarded for the project totals $4,627,341.97.
News & Updates
MONITEAU/MORGAN COUNTIES – As part of a project that is improving several portions of state highways in Moniteau and Morgan Counties, motorists will see traffic impacts on Routes 87 and 50 next week.
Starting the evening of April 5, a contractor...
MONITEAU/MORGAN COUNTIES – An effort to improve several portions of state highways in Moniteau and Morgan Counties will begin next week.
Starting March 15, a contractor working for the Missouri Department of Transportation will be making several...
MORGAN COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation needs public feedback regarding an intersection improvement project at U.S. Route 50 and Missouri Route 5 North in Morgan County, east of Syracuse. The project will be awarded and constructed...