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Bridge on Highway 190 over Thompson River in Livingston County opens to two-way traffic

The bridge on Highway 190 over the Thompson River in Livingston County reopened to two-way traffic on December 18th. It was the 100th bridge opened through Governor Mike Parson’s Focus on Bridges Program created to repair or replace 250 of the state’s poorest bridges. It was the 21st bridge completed in the Missouri Department of […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Reminder: Route 190 west of Chillicothe set to close Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A bridge deck replacement project, led by contractors from Comanche Construction Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has been active since early March on Route 190 at the Thompson River Bridge just west of Chillicothe.  Up to this point, bridge construction has been staged to allow one lane of traffic over the bridge, […]

Bridge Work

Construction work to place new bridge deck on Thompson River Bridge begins March 2, 2020

Drivers headed west out of Chillicothe on Route 190 may encounter construction delays beginning Monday, March 2. A rehabilitation project to place a new bridge deck on the Thompson River Bridge will be led by contractors from Comanche Construction Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation. This bridge is included in Gov. Parson’s “Focus […]

Flu Season

Audio: Missouri man gets first ever flu shot after nearly dying of influenza earlier this year

A man from southwest Missouri’s Brighton isn’t ignoring flu shots anymore after a near-death experience from influenza complications earlier this year. 50-year-old Loren Martin recently got his first flu shot ever after being put into a medically induced coma and staying in the hospital for two months. Martin says he’s lucky to be living now. […]