The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is soliciting Letters of Interest from companies interested in providing Design-Build services for the I-70 Mineola Hill Truck Climbing Lanes Project in Montgomery County, Missouri.                               

The project’s primary purpose is to construct eastbound and westbound truck climbing lanes near Mineola Hill to enable traffic to flow more safely and efficiently and replace the bridges within the project limits to accommodate the climbing lanes and eliminate existing deficient structures.

One Design-Build team will be selected to design and construct the project. MoDOT will use a Best Value selection process to evaluate the ability of the Design-Build proposers to meet or exceed the following project goals:

  • Optimize traffic flow and safety within the project limits during and after construction.
  • Use the available resources wisely to improve safety, reliability and long-term performance of the assets within the project limits.
  • Meet or beat the construction completion date of Nov. 30, 2021.

An informational meeting is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at MoDOT’s Northeast District Office, 1711 South Highway 61, Hannibal, MO 63401 It is anticipated the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be released that same day. At the meeting, a presentation will be made on the project, followed by a question and answer period and time for networking.

Firms interested in receiving I-70 Mineola Hill Truck Climbing Lanes Design-Build information should send a one-page Letter of Interest to MoDOT by registered mail, or similar delivery method that indicates proof of receipt, no later than Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, to ensure that you receive all information. An email will also be accepted to . The Letters of Interest will allow MoDOT to compile a list of interested companies for notices and any announcements relating to the I-70 Mineola Hill Truck Climbing Lanes Design-Build Project.

Address all letters or emails to:


Brandi Baldwin, P.E.

I-70 Mineola Hill Truck Climbing Lanes Design-Build Project

Missouri Department of Transportation

1171 South Highway 61

Hannibal, MO 63401

Include in your Letter of Interest the company name and a contact person at your company including, address, phone, and e-mail. Please indicate if your firm is a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

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