Community invited to discuss upcoming intersection project

Buchanan County U.S. Route 59, Route 752 and Route U intersection

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Plans are underway for an intersection improvement project at Buchanan County U.S. Route 59, Route 752 and Route U in St. Joseph. The Missouri Department of Transportation will host a public information opportunity on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at Hosea Elementary School located at 6401 Gordon Ave., St. Joseph, Missouri.

This will be an open house with no formal presentation. The public is invited to drop in any time between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Engineers and right of way employees from MoDOT will be on hand to discuss plans for the intersection, right of way, potential detour routes and to hear comments and concerns about the planned project The project is currently scheduled to go out for contractor bidding in March 2024.

If you are unable to attend the open house, two other opportunities for public comment are available through Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

  1. The website is While there, be sure to sign up to receive updates about this project via email and/or leave comments
  1. Mail your comments to:             

U.S. Route 59 Intersection Improvement Project 

Missouri Department of Transportation

3602 Belt Highway

St. Joseph, MO 64506


All comments must be postmarked by Nov. 18, 2022.

We are committed to providing equal access to this event for all participants. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact NW District Communications at 816-901-4529 by Oct. 28, 2022.



Project Webpage

Buchanan County U.S. Route 59/Route 752/Route U Intersection Improvements | Missouri Department of Transportation (

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