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Special Report: Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 02, 2014

Special Report: Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts

Following the death of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) department member Clifton Scott, the agency took the tragedy and used it as the impetus to further inform and educate drivers about work zone safety. The agency has been informing and ...

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The Last Word

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 07, 2014

The Last Word

Missouri DOT Employee Finds a New Way of Transportation…Skydiving With the nation’s congested highways, one woman who works for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) Southeast District has found another way to get around – by parachute. Doris Dumey, CAP-OM (pronounced Demi, like ...

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Missouri's new sales tax hike expected to generate $534 million each year for transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2014

Missouri's new sales tax hike expected to generate $534 million each year for transportation

The Missouri Senate on Tuesday passed a less than 1-cent sales tax increase aimed at improving transportation in the state, The Kansas City Star reports. If approved by legislature, the 3/4-cent sales tax hike would generate $534 million each year for ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: MoDOT employee finds a new way of transportation… skydiving

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 21, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: MoDOT employee finds a new way of transportation… skydiving

With the nation’s congested highway, one woman who works for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) Southeast District has found another way to get around – by parachute! Doris Dumey, CAP-OM (pronounced Demi, like Demi Moore), is the executive assistant to ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Feb 18, 2012

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries   By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Hey Washington! You’re out of touch and we don’t trust you. Most Americans think their transportation system is in bad shape. But they prefer tolls to an increased gas ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - May 09, 2011

RoadWorks

Is the Reauthorization wind shifting? The pressure of having no working alternatives to replace the fuel tax continues to build By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Is there some serious ground shifting going on, when it comes to what sort ...

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Reason Foundation ranks Missouri roads eighth overall

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 16, 2010

Missouri's roads made the nation's biggest improvement, jumping 16 spots from 24th to 8th in rankings of state highway performance and cost-effectiveness according to the Reason Foundation's new 19th Annual Highway Report. The study ranks each state's interstate highways and state-controlled ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Aug 01, 2010

Applications and Innovations

Speed the plow New tow plow moves more snow, faster By Mike Anderson   The numbers just didn’t add up for Bob Lannert back in his days with the Missouri DOT: There were too few plow trucks to clear snow and ice from the ...

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