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MODOT
Dan Weinbaum
May 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
UPDATE: 31may19 The 152 bridge over I-35 is coming down tonight. It's part of a major overhaul of the highway 152 corridor that links Kansas City, North with Liberty. During the bridge demolition tonight - all northbound and southbound traffic underneath the 152 Bridge will be detoured - up and...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Missouri Depart of Transportation (MODOT) has closed a number of roads due to flooding brought about by the recent torrential rains. ⚠️Flood Warning: Due to recent heavy #rains ... flooding has become an issue across the greater #KC area. For a complete list of roads closed--...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Dan Weinbaum
April 25, 2019 - 5:59 am
Kansas City, MO - A major road project is likely to cause headaches for a lot of Kansas City drivers beginning Friday morning. The Missouri Department of Transportation is making changes in connection with its South Loop Link project to update bridges and Interstate 435. The work is part of Phase 2...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Kara Marxer
April 10, 2019 - 6:23 am
Kansas City, MO - Nine-year-old Kooper Lackman is asking drivers to slow down and pay close attention when orange cones are on the roads. Kooper's dad Jason works for the Missouri Department of Transportation and has been struck while out on the road. "Luckily, it was just a mirror each time,"...
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Rebecca Crockett
March 11, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A major road project is underway for the I-435 and I-70 interchange near the Truman Sports Complex. MoDOT says the project will cause closures and detours for almost two years. The eastbound I-70 ramp to northbound I-435 and the eastbound I-70 ramp to Manchester Trafficway is...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
KMBZ News Staff
January 11, 2019 - 6:24 am
As lawmakers begin their first week of the 2019 session, transportation funding remains a challenge in Missouri. Lawmakers are finding state revenues behind projections, and with voters having defeated the gas tax increase proposal in November, fixing Missouri's roads without breaking the bank is...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
November 21, 2018 - 9:12 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation finished removing barriers and barrels Wednesday morning, allowing southbound traffic to cross the Missouri River on the Buck O'Neil Bridge. The repair project began around May 1. Rehabilitation was finished about ten days ahead of the scheduled completion...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
November 16, 2018 - 7:24 am
Six years after his friend and co-worker was killed while working on the side of a highway, Rusty James devotes much of his time to teaching the next generation of first responders. "I wasn't prepared to find my friend in a pile against the jersey barrier," said James. Clifton Scott worked for...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
October 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
After some weather delays, the Missouri Department of Transportation is planning to shut down a stretch of Interstate 435 so crews can perform repairs on a bridge. MoDOT representatives say drivers can expect long delays on I-435, between 104th Street and the Grandview Triangle. Workers are closing...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Bill Grady
October 10, 2018 - 8:29 am
After more than a year and a half, a consistent headache for many Kansas City commuters may be cured soon. The Missouri Department of Transportation has completed an extensive bridge rehabilitation project along Interstate 470 that began in the spring of 2017. Workers will close some lanes...
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