Missouri Department of Transportation
“There are things that are just downright disgusting that people throw out from their cars that nobody would want to touch”
Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair says the team did a good job preparing for the storm by treating roads and highways in advance.
“Meteorologists nailed this. The storm came in hot and heavy. We endured four or five hours of heavy snow.”
Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation Kevin Keith says the projected $8 billion in tax revenue would create 270,000 jobs.
In the predawn hours of December 16, 1811, the first in a series of tremors which would last months awoke residents of New Madrid in southeast Missouri.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has delayed a planned closure of Interstate 64 in downtown St. Louis until the weekend of February 1-4.
MoDOT’s maintenance engineer Becky Allmeroth says the department is not taking the current forecast of 1-to-3 inches of snow at face value.
The National Weather Service on Monday issued a winter storm warning for south-central and southwestern counties near the Arkansas border.
The state transportation department says more than 192,000 passengers rode Amtrak in Missouri during last fiscal year.
The eastbound portion of the Poplar Street Bridge would actually be moved nine feet south once the new Mississippi River Bridge opens.