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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

Photo: iStock

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

Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

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

(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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

Road construction

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

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

Motorists Are Warned About Pavement Buckling

Excessive heat blamed for buckling roads.

07/07/2012

Illinois Public Transportation

Illinois Could Lose Millions for Public Transportation

Illinois stands to lose $650 million in federal motor fuel tax under a transportation bill that is poised to come up for a vote in the U.S. House this week.

02/14/2012

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