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Missouri Lawmakers Struggle to Find Transportation Funding

Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.


Missouri Department of Transportation workers fill a series of potholes on Woods Mill Rd. near 64/40 on March 18, 2013. MoDOT is asking people to report potholes through Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-888-ASK-MODOT. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

After Failure of Amendment 7, MoDOT Figures Out What’s Next

A 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.


Illinois Public Transportation

Illinois Could Lose Millions for Public Transportation

Illinois stands to lose $650 million in federal motor fuel tax under a transportation bill that is poised to come up for a vote in the U.S. House this week.



Towers To Soar Above The Mississippi In 2012

One of several major bridge projects moving forward in next year.



Some Ill. Bridges “Structurally Deficient”

Report: One out of every 12 bridges in Illinois is likely to be deteriorating to some degree.


MoDOT faces funding pothole in 2011

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  Missouri transportation officials will have to navigate around a multi-million dollar funding pothole in 2011.