MoDOT

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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MODOT Kansas City
KMBZ News Staff
October 03, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Traffic delays along I-435 near the Grandview Triangle were expected this weekend, but due to weather concerns MoDOT says it's delaying the repair work until later in the month. Just In: Due to the potential for lightning and high winds, this work has been postponed until possibly 10/19-10/21. We'...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Dan Weinbaum
September 28, 2018 - 5:11 am
The Buck O'Neil Bridge is again closing for a weekend so workers can begin another phase in a repair project. The Missouri Department of Transportation has been working to repair the old Broadway Bridge for months. All the southbound lanes have been closed for repairs and the northbound lanes have...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
September 21, 2018 - 6:24 am
Two bridge projects along Interstate 70 east of Kansas City will have an impact of a lot of travelers plans over the weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation is continuing work on the diverging diamond project at the Oak Grove exit and will be conducting a bridge demolition this weekend...
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