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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.

04/14/2015

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Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax ‘Would Not Solve the Total Problem’

Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.

03/10/2015

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Manchester Road Work Begins Monday

Manchester Road through Ballwin, Ellisville and Wildwood is getting an extreme makeover, and the Missouri Department of Transportation begins work Monday.

03/06/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Bond Proposal Would Turn MoDOT Headquarters into Legislature Space

Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.

01/26/2015

The old eastbound Interstate 70 ramp to the Poplar Street Bridge is coming down for good. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Interstate 44 Shutting Down this Weekend

At 8 p.m. Friday, crews will shut down the depressed section of Interstate 44 and I-44 and Interstate 55 ramps to the Poplar Street Bridge so they can tear down the Memorial Drive ramp.

01/15/2015

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MoDOT Breaks Out Snowplows for Statewide Drill

Missouri Department of Transportation crews are firing up their snowplows today, but there’s no need to panic.

11/05/2014

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State Road Funding Situation Growing More Dire

Since voters passed up on a chance to add more money to its coffers, the Missouri Department of Transportation says it’s living on borrowed time and dwindling finances.

10/30/2014

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Traffic Bottleneck on I-64 between Hampton, Hanley Due to Bridge Work

A routine bridge inspection along Interstate 64 yesterday turned up something disturbing – cracks in the support beams holding up soundwalls.

10/17/2014

KMOX file photo.

Guardrail Injuries, Deaths Spark Investigation

Missouri asked for a study after it was charged in some lawsuits around the country claiming a newer version of the guardrail doesn’t absorb as much impact.

10/09/2014

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Page Avenue Stretch Opens for Public’s Enjoyment Saturday

The Page Avenue extension comes a big step closer to completion this weekend as the Missouri Department of Transportation opens the stretch between Interstate 64 and Highway K.

10/03/2014

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