Despite traffic volumes dropping dramatically in 2020 because of the impacts of COVID-19, Missouri has actually experienced a 12 percent rise in roadway fatalities over last year.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the eastbound I-70 Blanchette Missouri River Bridge nightly during the week of July 6. The closure is part of the preparation to switch traffic to the second phase of rehabilitation work for the Eastbound Blanchette Bridge.
CALLAWAY COUNTY – Motorists along Interstate 70 will soon see the start of construction on a Callaway County outer road in anticipation of the replacement of the Route D bridge southwest of Williamsburg.
JEFFERSON CITY – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that 20 transportation projects will receive $50 million under his transportation cost-share program. The Missouri Departments of Transportation (MoDOT) and Economic Development (DED) selected the projects with the goal of building partnerships with local entities to deliver road and bridge projects that have the greatest economic benefit to the state.