Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesThe bill now awaits action in the House, and it would also require voter approval.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesMissouri voters rejected a transportation sales tax in 2014, and proposals to increase the state's fuel tax faltered last year.
Missouri Lawmakers Look for Road Money Beyond Usual PlacesIn about two weeks, House Republicans hope to send the Senate a budget that includes roughly $30 million to revive the Missouri Department of Transportation's cost-sharing program.
Cheap Gas, Federal Action Boost Missouri Transportation PlanBut the department confirmed Monday that its latest financial forecasts show the situation improving so much so that it now can afford to maintain all of the state's roads in their current condition and keep the number of critical condition bridges from rising.
Ethics, Voter ID Among Measures to Watch in Missouri SessionMissouri lawmakers arrived at the Capitol on Wednesday to start the 2016 session.
MoDOT Announces New Director From New HampshirePatrick McKenna will serve as MoDOT's Director beginning December 7, previously serving as the Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.
57 'Structurally Deficient' Bridges in St. Louis Still Open"They are still what we would consider safe," says MoDOT engineer Joe Molinaro.
Report: Many Missouri Bridges are in Critical ConditionAccording to a Post-Dispatch report, well over 600 bridges in Missouri are in critical condition and may soon have to be shut down.
Work on I-270 Bridges Will Cause 'Substantial Backups'Bridges over New Florissant and New Halls Ferry are "structurally deficient."
St. Louis City Budget Includes $1 Million SurplusThe $1.1 Billion budget excludes more police officers but added a civilian review board of police violence.
Missouri Lawmakers Struggle to Find Transportation FundingSome Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.
After Failure of Amendment 7, MoDOT Figures Out What's NextA bid to provide the Missouri Department of Transportation with millions of extra dollars per year went down in flames Tuesday with the failure of Amendment 7.