Section 5 is a 13-mile rural section of I-70 from east of Route Z (Mile Post 134) to west of Kingdom City (Mile Post 147).
No communities abut I-70 in this section, which consists mainly of farmland. Some businesses exist at the sections two interchanges -- Route J and Route M. Other features include the Little Cedar and Cedar creeks and the University of Missouri's Tucker Prairie -- 146 acres of rare grasslands with an interpretive trail.
Begin: East of Route Z, Exit 131
End: West of U.S. 54, Exit 148
Length: 13 miles
Study: Categorical Exclusion (CE)
The SIU5 team will work with the interests of this section to ensure that improvement decisions take into account local land use and environmental issues. The team will be coordinating public involvement efforts with SIU4 (Columbia) and SIU6 (Kingdom City).