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MoDOT Asks Motorists to Move Over for

Work Zones

Every spring, MoDOT starts preparing for a busy summer season of construction and maintenance work across the state.

Part of that preparation includes a coordinated, comprehensive approach to keep motorists and workers safe in work zones. That’s why the department will observe National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19. Move Over

Dave Nichols

Dave Nichols Named Director of MoDOT

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has selected Dave Nichols to serve as the director of MoDOT. Nichols has served as interim MoDOT director since March 21. He has been with the department for more than 29 years. Director


On The Move Continues with Mobile Tours

The next phase of the On The Move initiative has begun. MoDOT will embark on a mobile tour that will touch every Missouri county over the next three months to solicit one-

on-one feedback from Missourians on their 20-year vision for transportation in the state.

Eight MoDOT vehicles have been "wrapped" with the On The Move brand to attract attention as a discussion starter.

For more information on the mobile tours or On The Move initiative, visit the website On The Move.

Off The Road News

2013-2014 Missouri Aeronautical Chart Available

Missouri's latest aeronautical chart is now available, at no charge, to pilots and other aviation enthusiasts. The 2013-2014 chart is produced by MoDOT as a planning tool for pilots and users of Missouri's aviation system. Chart

welcome center Missouri Welcome Center Receives Environmental Certification

When visitors are welcomed to the Rock Port Welcome Center in Northwest Missouri, they will find themselves in the only LEED certified welcome center in the state. This prestigious certification recently was awarded to MoDOT for the welcome center's "green" design, construction, operation, and maintenance. Welcome

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Watch for Slow-Moving MoDOT Trucks Painting New Stripes on Missouri Highways

MoDOT has begun its annual project of painting fresh stripes on highways, and drivers should be prepared to slow down significantly when coming up behind a slow-moving caravan of work trucks doing the striping.

MoDOT's goal is to paint new stripes on all major highways by Memorial Day, the first holiday travel weekend of the summer season. Striping

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Electronic Bidding

MoDOT Requires Electronic Bids Beginning in May

MoDOT will require that all bids for highway construction projects are submitted electronically beginning with the May 17, 2013 letting. Bidding

Logo MoDOT at 100: Celebrating a Century of Service

One hundred years ago, just after President Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated and as women campaigned for the right to vote, the Missouri General Assembly created the State Highway Department. Because on March 22, 1913, the precursor to today's MoDOT came to be, Governor Jay Nixon recently issued a proclamation recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Missouri Department of Transportation. Anniversary

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