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Crews to install final pieces of Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge this week

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 24, 2013

Crews to install final pieces of Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge this week

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced Tuesday that the final piece of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge will be installed this week, according to KMOV. MoDOT said crews will install the bridge’s steel girders on Thursday. They will add ...

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Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 18, 2013

Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Six transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognizes transportation projects ...

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MoDOT employs robot to mow roadside grass

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 13, 2013

MoDOT employs robot to mow roadside grass

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has begun using a remote-controlled robot to mow grass on the sides of some highways in the state, according to WMFD. To mow the grass, an MoDOT employee steers the robotic mower with a remote ...

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MoDOT warns against dangerous roadside debris

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 23, 2013

MoDOT warns against dangerous roadside debris

Adopt-A-Highway volunteers in Missouri are seeing an increase in the amount of dangerous discarded materials on roadsides, CBS St. Louis reported. Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) District Maintenance Engineer Becky Allmeroth said the volunteers have seen more guns, cell phones and ...

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Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers to throw a party for yet, but once again, the number of structurally deficient (SD) or functionally obsolete (FO) bridges ...

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Pavement work on I-70 in Kansas City begins

Overdrive Staff - Mar 02, 2012

Pavement work will close lanes of I-70 in the Kansas City area beginning Friday, March 2. Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, workers will remove damaged concrete and replace it with asphalt in the center lane of westbound I-70 over Manchester Trafficway ...

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Missouri in top five for measuring transportation performance

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 02, 2011

Missouri is one of the top five states in the nation in using performance measures — such as safety, on-time and on-budget construction projects and improved traffic flow — to show taxpayers how their transportation dollars are being spent. A report ...

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MoDOT makes 'green' commitment to Route 141 reconstruction project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 25, 2011

“Reduce, reuse, recycle,” was more than an Earth Day statement to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) -- it’s one way the department continues to keep construction environmentally friendly, and save money. Though it may seem somewhat ironic for a process ...

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Missouri DOT creates Statewide Inclusion Advisory Council

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 23, 2010

The Missouri Department of Transportation has created a new council to work closely with the agency to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the areas of employment, procurement and construction. The Statewide Inclusion Advisory Council (SAIC) will consist ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Financial District

Transportation Bill Could Stall Until 2013 By Audrey Dutton Transportation stakeholders expecting a comprehensive bill anytime soon could be disappointed as major legislation reauthorizing federal highway and transit programs could be delayed until 2013, say sources. That could mean a diminished long-term flow ...

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MoDOT offers new Web site for bidding, contracting

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 27, 2010

Contractors, consultants, suppliers, and disadvantaged business enterprises now have one centralized location to visit on the Missouri Department of Transportation's Web site to find bidding and contracting opportunities. At www.modot.org/bidding, the business community will find bidding and ...

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Depression-area bridge replaced by first stimulus project slated for demolition

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 26, 2010

Earlier this month, a brand new bridge over the Osage River on Route 17 in Miller County, Mo., opened to traffic. The project was the first in the nation to get under way as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment ...

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