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. 

Project Details

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.
Counties Impacted
Project Status
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 50

Project Milestones

Public Feedback Period
December 5-20, 2019
Project Awarded

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded the bid to Capital Paving & Construction, LLC for $4,627,341.97.

Improvement Work at Route 50/5 Intersection
Summer/Fall 2021

Route 50 Pavement and Guardrail Improvements
Summer/Fall 2021
Route 87 Pavement and Guardrail Improvements
Completed in October 2021
Project Completion
November 2021

Informational Materials

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