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Travel Headaches for Some Into Christmas Day

Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with anticipated Christmas Eve snow around the Great Lakes states and heavy rain expected along the East Coast.

12/24/2014

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Report: Illinois Highway System Sees Improvements After Giving Billions to Roads, Bridges

Illinois’ roads aren’t paved with gold, but compared to roads in other states, they’re pretty good.

09/24/2014

Missouri Department of Transportation workers fill a series of potholes on Woods Mill Rd. near 64/40 on March 18, 2013. MoDOT is asking people to report potholes through Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-888-ASK-MODOT. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

After Failure of Amendment 7, MoDOT Figures Out What’s Next

A bid to provide the Missouri Department of Transportation with millions of extra dollars per year went down in flames Tuesday with the failure of Amendment 7.

08/06/2014

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Mo. Senate Passes Sales Tax Increase for Roads

Missouri senators have endorsed a three-fourths-cent sales tax increase to fund state and local transportation needs.

04/30/2014

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MoDOT Cracks Down on Littering

Litter along Missouri roads and highways is a substantial problem, and in an effort to combat it, MoDOT is asking volunteers to pitch in.

03/25/2014

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Missouri to Test Slip-Resistant Road Treatment

The Missouri Department of Transportation says it will apply the “high friction surface treatment” to a pair of curves on U.S. 54 and Missouri 179 in Jefferson City.

06/10/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Winter Storm to Bring More Ice Than Snow

Missouri roads will be dicey from 9 a.m. on Thursday through Friday morning.

02/20/2013

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AP: $275M More for Illinois Roads this Year

Illinois could have $275 million more for road and bridge projects this year if lawmakers approve a Department of Transportation funding plan.

01/01/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

11/21/12-The thickest layer of fog in recent memory plopped down on the St. Louis region overnight and as of mid-morning still hadn't eased up. This shot from the roof of the Park Pacific building at Tucker & Olive (KMOX's new home) should show a panorama of buildings to the southeast, including the St. Louis Circuit Courthouse, the Eagleton Federal Courthouse, the AT&T building, etc.
Instead all it shows is the sun trying, and failing, to burn through the thick haze. The fog's expected to hang around until noon, and possibly later. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Dense Fog Settles Over St. Louis, Cutting Visibility To Near Zero

Minor delays caused at Lambert on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

11/21/2012

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