Ed Hassinger


Missouri Lawmakers Urged to Boost Speed Limits

A measure would raise the speed limit on multi-lane highways in rural areas from 70 to 75 mph.



MoDOT: ‘In No Way Involved’ in Amendment Seven Campaigning

Some questions regarding electronic signs in support of Amendment Seven are going up along area highways.


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Mo. Updates Project List for Transportation Tax

Missouri officials have added money for streetcars in Kansas City and more highway projects around the state.


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Study Ranks Missouri Highways 8th Best in the Nation

A new report, using numbers from 2009, ranks Missouri 8th in “highway performance and efficiency.”


A big explosion sends the final two sections of the westbound Blanchette Bridge into the Missouri River. Crews used explosives Tuesday to take down the sections of the bridge that connects St. Louis and St. Charles counties along Interstate 70. The work is part of a $63 million rehabilitation project.

I-70 Blanchette Bridge Rehab Ahead of Schedule

MoDOT expects to open the westbound portion of the bridge by late summer.



New Plan Would ‘Slide’ the Poplar Street Bridge

The eastbound portion of the Poplar Street Bridge would actually be moved nine feet south once the new Mississippi River Bridge opens.


Bicyclists enjoy a "preview" ride along the new stretch of Route 141 in west St. Louis County, hours before the roadway opened to the public on Saturday, July 14, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Outer Belt Opens In West County

Five-mile stretch designed to reduce congestion and improve travel times.


Poplar Street Bridge (KMOX/Brad Choat)

UPDATED: I-64 Repairs Should Be Finished By Wednesday Morning Rush

MoDOT suggest those coming from Illinois to Missouri should avoid the Poplar Street Bridge.


Shaggy Highway Medians in Missouri’s Future

financial strain leads MoDOT to reduce the mowing of highway medians.



MoDOT Replaces Pavement On I-44 At Antire Road

Look for roadwork to hamper a person’s commute this summer if he or she lives in Franklin County and points west.



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