MoDOT

Dan Weinbaum
September 05, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Kansas City, MO - Work continues to replace expansion joints on the Buck O'Neil Bridge that have been corroded and rusted due to salt and other chemicals. MODOT's John Casey, the senior construction inspector, explained what they're doing: Video of MODOT works on the Buck O'Neil Bridge...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
August 06, 2018 - 6:39 am
Three months ahead of the November 6 general election, Missouri Department of Transportation administrators are hoping for a green light on Proposition D, which would enable the first increase in the state's fuel tax since 1992. If the measure passes, the fuel tax would increase by 10 cents a...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
KMBZ News Staff
July 10, 2018 - 4:54 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation announced another round of changes associated with the ongoing Interchange Improvement Project at Route 210 and I-435. Workers will reduce southbound I-435 at Route 210 to one lane from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday to fix drainage systems. Crews will also...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
June 18, 2018 - 4:44 am
Another construction project will affect commutes for people who drive in and out of downtown Kansas City. While repairs continue underneath the southbound lanes of the Buck O'Neil Bridge, the Missouri Department of Transportation is going to need to shut down one of the two northbound lanes for...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
June 07, 2018 - 8:21 am
A heavily-anticipated and possibly dreaded road closure takes place this weekend in Kansas City & Independence as MoDOT will close Interstate-70 - in both directions - between I-435 and I-470 all weekend. Three bridges over the freeway are being demolished - Pittman, Crysler & Phelps. The...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Kara Marxer
June 01, 2018 - 4:16 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation is shutting down Interstate 70 at Oak Grove Friday night for a project to improve the exit there. Traffic on I-70 will be diverted over the ramps starting at 10 p.m. Friday. The closure will continue through Monday morning. Workers will partially demolish...
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Kara Marxer
May 29, 2018 - 6:30 am
Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation say they are putting more effort into recycling as a way to reduce material and labor costs. Last year MoDOT used recycled roof shingles and pavement in about 3.2 million tons of new asphalt. The practice saved about $17.5 million, according...
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MoDOT
Jim Cunningham
May 15, 2018 - 6:25 am
Mowing crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin to mow and treat about 400,000 acres of grass and weeds along the state's major and minor highways and interstates. The mowing takes place each year in mid-May, mid-July and mid-September. Drivers should be aware of MoDOT work...
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April 30, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Kansas City, MO - Metro drivers who use the Buck O'Neil Bridge to enter downtown Kansas City will be forced to find another route for the next seven months beginning May 19th. MoDOT will shut down all southbound lanes of the former-Broadway Bridge until December 1st. Workers are doing rehab work to...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
April 10, 2018 - 5:42 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation is continuing its campaign to clean up unsightly litter along the state's 34,000 miles of highways. Cleaning up the trash costs about $4 million a year. MoDOT launched the educational program, called No MOre Trash , in 2002. Despite a decade and a half of...
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