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Missouri Department of Transportation officials announce the opening of the Mid Rivers Mall Drive overpass over I-70 on November 8, 2013.

Budget Cuts Leave MoDOT Unsure About Its Future

MoDOT’s Interim District Engineer Greg Horne says annual funding has gone from $1.3 billion a few years ago to a projected annual budget of $430,000.

11/08/2013

Body Found

Body Found Along I-70 In Illinois

Discovery made by IDOT employees in area about 120 miles southeast of Springfield.

10/20/2013

Road-Construction-Detour

Several Traffic Changes Planned at I-70 at Mid Rivers Mall Drive

As the opening of the new diverging diamond interchange nears, MoDOT will open several ramps at I-70 and Mid Rivers Mall Drive.

10/08/2013

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Water Main Break on I-70 to Close Lanes Through Rush Hour

A water main break has shut down center and right lanes of the interstate just past Jennings Station Road.

08/28/2013

Photo: ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images

UPDATE: I-70 in Kansas City Closed After Cattle Truck Overturns

Police say at least 79 cows were in the truck and it’s likely some will have to be euthanized. One animal escaped but was corralled.

08/09/2013

Deadly Crash on I-70 Started With Gun Battle

Police say there were reports of shots being fired in the area shortly before the crash.

07/21/2013

(KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

KCI Awarded “Park Over the Highway” Contract

KCI Construction was awarded the contract to build the “lid” over I-70 that stretches from the Old Courthouse to the Arch for $26.4 million.

07/10/2013

AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER

St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Pass I-70, Archgrounds ‘Lid’ Plan

The bill would put a grassy lid over the downtown depressed lanes of I-70 and reroute Memorial Drive.

07/03/2013

I-70 Series

Lanes Closed on I-70

Lanes will be closed Friday morning and again in the evening on I-70.

06/27/2013

A tanker truck carrying polyacetate, a substance used in glue, crashed into the median and burst into a fireball just before 5 a.m Friday.  (Photo via kctv5.com)

Interstate 70 in Kansas City Closed by Tanker Fire

The accident occurred about 5 a.m. near the Manchester exit. Local media show the truck burning intensely before the blaze was extinguished.

06/07/2013

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