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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) provides guidance for special funding programs and other programs that impact work performed by localities, and serves as a liaison to local governments who seek federal reimbursement for their projects.


Title 23, of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) as amended by MAP-21 requires MoDOT to administer all funds apportioned and allocated to the state under this transportation act.  MAP-21 directs that certain percentages of funding categories within the state's apportionment must be sub-allocated towards the Off-System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program (BRO), the STP Urban Attribute Program, the Transportation Alternatives Program and the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program.

Funding Distribution

The link below describes the funding distribution for Missouri's Local Program.

STIP Section 6 - Special Programs


For projects administered by local officials the local seeks federal reimbursement:

  • MoDOT will furnish information concerning the necessary federal requirements and will act as a coordinator.
  • Local Agency will provide the necessary design, acquisition, environmental, historical and archaeological clearances and approvals, construction and maintenance of improvements.

Contact Information

A MoDOT district representative will be the primary contact, furnish the necessary guidelines and coordinate the necessary reviews and approvals.  MoDOT personnel will advise and assist the local agency in meeting the requirements of the program.  Additional information regarding federal requirements is available through the MoDOT district representative.

LPA Contacts

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Ashley Buechter, P.E.
Assistant State Design Engineer – Local Programs Administrator
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Office: 573-526-6997

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Andrew Seiler
Transportation Planning Specialist
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Office: 417-895-7696

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Andrew Hanks
Design Support Engineer
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Office: 573-526-1862

MoDOT District Contacts for LPA

Northwest Adam Wood Adam.Wood@modot.mo.gov 816-387-2434
Northwest  Madison Woodward Madison.Woodward@modot.mo.gov 816-387-2596
Northeast Rob Frese Rob.Frese@modot.mo.gov 573-248-2457
Northeast Lori Smith Lori.Smith@modot.mo.gov  573-248-2634
Northeast Mary Combs Mary.Combs@modot.mo.gov 573-248-2491
Kansas City Melissa Schmitz Melissa.schmitz@modot.mo.gov 816-607-2258
Kansas City Juan Yin Juan.Yin@modot.mo.gov 816-607-2216
Central Steve Engelbrecht Steven.Engelbrecht@modot.mo.gov 573-751-7689
Central Joanie Prenger Joanie.Prenger@modot.mo.gov 573-751-7399
Central Bailey Veasman Bailey.Veasman@modot.mo.gov 573-526-6994
St. Louis Cynthia Simmons cynthia.simmons@modot.mo.gov 314-453-1833
St. Louis Heather Copeland heather.copeland@modot.mo.gov  314-453-5026
Southwest Garrett Evans Garrett.Evans@modot.mo.gov 417-872-2224
Southwest Taylor Reynolds Taylor.reynolds@modot.mo.gov 417-895-7684
Southwest Josh Dugan Josh.Dugan@modot.mo.gov 417-346-7126
Southeast Melissa Rose Melissa.rose@modot.mo.gov 417-252-1616
Southeast Patty Fuller Nora.Fuller@modot.mo.gov 417-469-6246

Statewide LPA Advisory Committee


Statewide LPA Advisory Committee Member Organization Phone E-mail Address Term
Chad Zickefoose City of Springfield - Public Works 417-864-1971 chad.zickefoose@springfieldmo.gov 2022-2024
Chris Feeney Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission 660-465-7281 chrisfeeney@nemorpc.org 2022-2024
Jacob Taylor City of Bethany 660-373-0102 admin@bethanymo.com 2022-2024
Jesse Roy Ripley County 573-718-7499 Jesseroy93@gmail.com 2022-2024
Steve Schultz Bartlett & West 573-659-6738 steve.schultz@bartwest.com 2022-2024
Nicolas Bosonetto Kansas City Public Works 816-639-1416 nicolas.nosonetto@kcmo.org 2023-2025
Don Jenkins MECO Engineering 573-893-5558 djenkins@mecoengineering.com 2023-2025
Chris Linneman EFK Moen 314-394-3152 cdlinneman@efkmoen.com 2023-2025
Matt Seggerman St. Charles County 636-949-7900 mseggerman@sccmo.org 2023-2025
Jen Thomas OTO 417-865-3042 jthomas@ozarkstransportation.org 2023-2025
Eric Tapley Lincoln County Highway Department 636-528-7221 etapley@lincolncountyhwydept.com 2023-2025
Marc Hansen Mid-America Regional Council 816-701-8317 mhansen@marc.org 2023-2025
Richard Sheets Missouri Municipal League 573-635-9134 rsheets@mocities.com 2023-2025
Mitch Gibler OWN, Inc. 816-810-9650 mgibler@weareown.com 2024-2026
Athena Huynh City of Grandview 816-316-4857 ahuynh@grandview.org 2024-2026
Aaron McVicker McClure 660-385-6441 amcvicker@mcclurevision.com 2024-2026
Wade Montgomery City of O'Fallon 636-379-5567 wmontgomery@ofallon.mo.us 2024-2026
Jon Struckhoff City of Warrenton 636-456-3535 jstruckhoff@warrenton-mo.org 2024-2026
Patrick Wolf Camden County Road & Bridge 573-346-4471 patrick_wolf@camdenmo.org 2024-2026
Heath Pickerill Missouri S&T- Rolla 573-341-7637 pickerillh@mst.edu Standing Member
Natalie Roark FHWA 573-638-2630 natalie.roark@dot.gov Standing Member