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Missouri Receives Federal Grant for New Passenger Rail Equipment

Amtrak Missouri River Runner passengers will ride the St. Louis to Kansas City rail corridor in grander style in the future, thanks to a grant awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration.  Missouri joined forces with the states of Michigan, Iowa and Illinois to win funding for new locomotives and rail cars. Rail

Safe & Sound's 500th Bridge Opens in Perry County

Just a year ago, MoDOT was celebrating the 200th new bridge constructed under its Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program. When a new bridge over Apple Creek on U.S. Route 61 in Perry County opened to traffic on Aug. 9, it was the Safe & Sound program's 500th bridge.  Safe and Sound

Livable Streets Design Workshop

Best practices in bicycle and pedestrian design will be the topic of an all-day workshop hosted at various MoDOT offices around the state on Aug. 25.  Workshop

MoDOT Waives Fee for Moving Oversized Hay Loads

Recent severe weather throughout Missouri and surrounding states has prompted a special hauling permit to help farmers move hay as needed for livestock.  The permit will allow for the movement of larger loads through Dec. 31 of this year.  Oversized Loads

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MoDOT Day and More at the Missouri State Fair

It's that time of year when people from all over the state flock to Sedalia for the Missouri State Fair.  Listen as MoDOT's Assistant Chief Engineer Don Hillis explains what MoDOT has to offer fairgoers during the 10-day agricultural expo.  To the Point


Project of the Year

The nation's first diverging-diamond interchange in Springfield has been named a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association.  DDI

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Osage River Bridge is Missouri's First Rail Infrastructure Recovery Act Project

MoDOT, Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration signed a service agreement Aug. 1 that will allow work to begin on Missouri's first rail infrastructure project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  ARRA

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Let MoDOT Show You a Thing or Two at the Missouri State Fair

Visitors heading to the Missouri State Fair will find out "It's A Show-Me Thing!" MoDOT is gearing up to show visitors a few new surprises during the fair, particularly on Aug. 12, which is MoDOT Day.  MoDOT Day

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