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Approved Five-Year Highway Construction Program Cut in Half

A new state five-year highway construction program approved by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission is only half the size of recent years - about $600 million a year rather than the average of $1.2 billion.  Construction Program

MoDOT Hauls Out the Big Bags

With rising floodwaters across the state, MoDOT has a new tool to keep water off the roads and motorists safe. Big Bags are large sand bags that unfold like an accordion to create a 15-foot long, 3-foot high by 3-foot wide storage compartment for sand. One system of Big Bags takes the place of 500 sand bags. Big Bags

Flooding Continues to Disrupt Amtrak Missouri River Runner Service

Amtrak service between St. Louis and Kansas City continues to be affected by flooding.  Passengers with travel plans on the Missouri River Runner route are urged to call 800-USA-RAIL for additional information.  Amtrak

MoDOT Website Revamped to Reflect New Structure

MoDOT has updated its website to reflect its new organizational structure, which includes consolidating its former 10 regional districts into seven.  Website   

To the Point

Flood Conditions Update

Learn more about the big bags mentioned above and get an update on flood conditions as you listen to Assistant Chief Engineer Don Hillis get "To the Point."  To the Point


MoDOT Names Multimodal Director

Michelle Teel is the new head of MoDOT's Multimodal Division.  Teel has worked for MoDOT for more than 15 years, most recently as the Local Programs Administrator for the Design Division and the assistant director of the Motor Carrier Services Division.  Multimodal Director

Safer Roads

Safe Routes to School Program Awards $3.4 Million

MoDOT's Safe Routes to School advisory committee has awarded 16 infrastructure grants totaling $3.4 million to communities across the state.  Safe Routes


Adaptive Traffic Signals to the Rescue

Don't you hate when you're driving through a series of intersections and have to stop at each red light? New traffic signal technology is helping to address that problem.  Signals

Have you seen this?

How Do You Pour Concrete Under Water?

The New Mississippi River Bridge project in St. Louis is offering a virtual tour that answers all of your questions about how bridges take shape.  Bridges

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