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Westbound I-70 Shutdown at St. Louis Planned

MoDOT says the closure is necessary while girders are installed for a new overpass at Walnut Street.

01/29/2014

Work continues on the Mississippi River Bridge that will connect Illinois and Missouri, from Brooklyn, Illinois on July 15, 2013. The bridge will be named the Stan Musial Veterans Bridge and has created 3,400 jobs. The bridge should be open by March 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Project Director: New Bridge Will Offer Relief From Old Burdens

Project Director Randy Hitt says everything from surface repairs to snow removal will be simplified.

12/23/2013

Workers patch the tower legs of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on July 23, 2013. Photo via MoDOT/IDOT

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge Will Open Feb. 9

Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.

12/12/2013

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Governor Nixon Activates Emergency Operations Center

Temperatures were 40 degrees colder than Wednesday, when much of Missouri basked in weather in the 60s.

12/05/2013

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Public Meeting on PSB ‘Slide Over’ Project Tonight

You can find out more about how crews plan to “slide over” the eastbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge at a meeting set for Thursday night.

12/05/2013

Lambert Airport, December 2011

Study: Airports Contribute $11B to Mo. Economy

Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.

12/02/2013

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Bi-State Crews Mobilize As Temperatures Fall Below Freezing

Marie Elliott with the Missouri Department of Transportation says the department had drivers out all morning spreading brine to melt down any icy spots.

11/12/2013

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

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With No Snow Near, MoDOT Plans A Dry Run

“Sometimes if we hadn’t done that before, the first time out we had broken hoses, and, you know, different connections that wouldn’t work properly”

11/04/2013

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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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