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Missouri Receives Millions for High-Speed Rail Projects

Missouri was awarded $31 million for high-speed rail projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The recovery act funding will be used for three shovel-ready projects that will support approximately 190 direct jobs. Rail

Make the Right Call Super Bowl Sunday

Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

Make the right call this Super Bowl Sunday by designating a sober driver before kicking off your festivities. Super Bowl Sunday is one of America's largest and most entertaining national sporting events. It is also one of the most dangerous days on the roads, due to drinking and driving. Super Bowl

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MoDOT’s Fans and Followers Use Social Networks During Snow Storm

As the first major snow storm of the year kicked off in January 2010, many Missourians turned to MoDOT for travel information, such as calling 888-ASK-MoDOT or checking the online Traveler Information Map. Commuters and travelers also relied upon some newer tools offered through social networking sites. Socializing

You CAN Still Help Make Missouri Litter Free
There is still time for kids k-8th grade to enter the 2010 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” Trash-Can Decorating Contest sponsored by the Missouri departments of Conservation and Transportation as part of their “No MOre Trash!” campaign. For contest rules, visit

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Texting While Driving Garners National Spotlight

New Campaign Will Alert Drivers to Dangers of Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is a topic that is garnering a lot of national attention. With several bills making their way through the Missouri Legislature, texting while driving could be a thing of the past. A new campaign will remind Missourians to keep their hands off their phones and on the wheel. Texting

A Place to Rest

Increases in Rest Areas and Truck Parking Keeps Drivers Safe

MoDOT continues to improve safety measures for commercial motor vehicle drivers. While states across the country close their rest areas and parking facilities, MoDOT keeps adding to the state's inventory. Rest

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Preserving Missouri’s Environment and Culture

New Web Site is a Doorway for Citizens and Honors Important Legislation

A new Web site educates visitors about how MoDOT studies and addresses air quality, community impacts of projects, endangered species, Missouri archaeology, historic bridge preservation, noise pollution and, of course, NEPA compliance. To learn more about MoDOT’s Environmental Studies and Historic Preservation section, visit

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