More Articles for Missouri Department of Transportation

Missouri DOT employee bikes seven states to honor fallen workers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 22, 2010

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Maintenance Crew Leader Kris Sandgren, an avid bicyclist from Springfield, Mo., began a 2,600-mile bicycle journey today to bring attention to the importance of workzone safety and raise money for a Missouri Fallen Workers’ Memorial. “When ...

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Featured Article: Intelligent vehicle systems defy bad weather

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

Featured Article: Intelligent vehicle systems defy bad weather

By Tina Grady Barbaccia The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) in partnership with the University of Minnesota Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute developed a pilot project using an Intelligent Specialty Vehicle System (ISVS) for winter maintenance vehicles. The ISVS ...

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Guard Cables Save 45 Lives Per Year in Missouri

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2010

Like a safety net, median guard cable is lining more Missouri highways and making them much safer. The steel wire ropes are credited with saving approximately 45 lives per year in the "Show Me State." "Guard cables are saving lives on ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

Inside alternate bidding Missouri Department of Transportation formula creates competition and saves money, too. By Daniel Brown, Contributing Editor   This definitely keeps people on their toes,” says John Donahue, P.E., construction and materials liaison engineer with the Missouri DOT. “We are getting more ...

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Kevin Keith named interim director of Missouri DOT

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 26, 2010

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MoDOT) today selected Chief Engineer Kevin Keith to serve as interim director of the Missouri Department of Transportation effective April 23, 2010. Keith will serve until a permanent director is selected following a national search ...

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MoDOT has obligated all recovery act funds a month ahead of schedule

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY , Mo.– The Missouri Department of Transportation has obligated all of the $524.6 million it received in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for MoDOT administered projects, meeting the required deadline a month ahead of schedule. State departments of ...

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Now you can eat your beet salad...and melt ice with it, too

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2010

If your agency's salt supply is running low, never fear. You have an alternative. The trend toward liquid deicers and alternatives continues to grow, and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is one agency that's hopped on board this trend. It's ...

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