MoDOT

Jim Cunningham
January 18, 2018 - 6:40 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation is inviting the public to an informational meeting about a project that will affect one of the most frustrating highway interchanges in the Northland. Talk to almost any person who drives around the Liberty area and they will say the interchange at...
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Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
November 14, 2017 - 7:35 am
As Kansas City officials weigh options for fixing or replacing the Buck O'Neil Bridge, there is another concern - increasing traffic north of the river. In 2011, there was an average of 44,000 vehicles a day traveling on I-29 from 152 Highway to 169 Highway. According to the most recent traffic...
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September 25, 2017 - 9:13 pm
Traffic is going to be a mess during rush hour for quite some time on Interstate 470 as MoDOT works on a major bridge rehabilitation project. For the next year and a half, workers are repairing and replacing 15 bridges between Three Trails Crossing and I-70 - that's the entire stretch of I-470...
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Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
August 11, 2017 - 6:41 am
Heavy rain this summer has homeowners struggling to keep up with their lawn mowing, and road crews in Missouri are struggling, too. It has been a challenging year for the people who operate equipment along Missouri's highways. Crews are trying to stay ahead of the tall grass, brush and weeds along...
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Missouri Department of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
August 04, 2017 - 6:39 am
A major metro interstate is being shut down starting Friday evening. The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing Interstate 49, both northbound and southbound lanes, beginning at 9:00 p.m. Workers are taking down the Main Street bridge in Grandview. The work will involve heavy equipment...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 01, 2017 - 5:56 am
Next year drivers in Kansas City could lose two major routes around town. The problem could come from simultaneous maintenance projects on two bridges. This coming spring, after several years of waiting, the Kansas Department of Transportation is expected to begin renovations on the Lewis and Clark...
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Kara Marxer
July 25, 2017 - 7:04 am
A group of lawmakers is asking for feedback on a few ideas to deal with the Missouri Department of Transportation's budget, which is inadequate to fix the state's crumbling roads and bridges. MoDOT has about $825-million in high-priority projects that are not funded. Rep. Jeff Messenger and other...
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Kara Marxer
July 24, 2017 - 7:22 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation has scheduled bridge inspections all this week. Drivers who use the Buck O'Neil Bridge in downtown Kansas City are advisted to be prepared for slower traffic. Crews will close all but one lane in each direction on the bridge during daytime hours. Northbound...
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Jim Cunningham
July 21, 2017 - 6:38 am
In Kansas, Missouri and four other states this weekend the motto is "Obey the sign or pay the fine." Law enforcement officers are conducting a speed enforcement blitz through July 23. Other states participating are Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The main focus is interstate highways,...
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Marc LaVoie
June 06, 2017 - 4:29 am
The Missouri Department of Transportation is asking drivers to be more cautious after drivers plowed into two different work zones on Monday. The first accident happened on the northbound lanes of Interstate-29 near Platte City. The second occurred on the eastbound lanes of Interstate-435, in the...
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