Sen. David Pearce, declared that the bill is dead for the session that ends Friday.
MODOT Crews will close all lanes on eastbound and westbound Interstate 44 under the Route 100 bridge from 9 p.m., to 5 a.m.
Current year’s road construction budget in Missouri slashed in half.
11 people died in Missouri work zone crashes year.
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says there are signs that the higher energy and fuel prices are slowing growth in agriculture-dependent areas.
Projects start shutting down if federal highways plan isn’t in place soon.
“The oil companies last year made $137 billion in profit. They can certainly afford to sacrifice $4 billion in federal subsidies.”
Hundreds of holes filled, but MoDOT trucks keep getting hit.
It puts teams of people together to focus on a particular city’s biggest issues.
The squeeze on Missouri could become even tighter, especially if gas prices top $4 per gallon after Memorial Day.