Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Municipal Utility Committee to recommend accepting agreement for wastewater plant

The Trenton Municipal Utility Committee is recommending the city council next Monday night, accept an agreement involving phase two of projects planned at the wastewater treatment plant. At last evening’s committee meeting, engineers from Burns and McDonnell of Kansas City gave a presentation on the design-build project. The cost is not to exceed $4,900,000 and is […]

Road Closed

Audio: Mid-Missouri ramp closure to affect Mizzou games, interstate and highway congestion

(Missourinet) – Mizzou sports fans can expect additional congestion when a traffic ramp closes for good next month in Columbia. Missouri Transportation Department engineer Mike Schupp says closing the business loop ramp where Interstate-70 and Highway-63 meet will be safer for drivers in the eastbound lanes of the interstate there.     When the ramp […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: MoDOT to Close I-70 in Kansas City This Weekend

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that I-70 in Kansas City will be COMPLETELY CLOSED in both directions this weekend, between I-435 and I-470. MoDOT resident engineer  James Pflum says a good detour is in place, adding that the work is needed so three aging bridges over I-70 can be demolished.   […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited to begin major restoration at Swan Lake on June 1, 2018

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner reports Ducks Unlimited will begin a major habitat restoration project at the refuge Friday, June 1st. The refuge notes Ducks Unlimited secured a $1,000,000 grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to restore and enhance the refuge’s wetland habitat. The project was bid out to CC […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

MoDOT Mowing

Mowing season begins on Missouri roads

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will soon begin mowing roadsides across the state. “Our mowing focuses on visibility and safety,” said MoDOT State Maintenance Engineer Becky Allmeroth. “Motorists will see tractor mowers near the shoulder of interstates and other busy roadways. Please watch out for our crews, slow down and don’t drive distracted.” Major and […]


Audio: MoDOT Engineer Tonya Lohman discusses bridge replacement project at Cameron

A MoDOT official credits mild and dry weather for allowing two bridge deck replacements on U.S. 36 at Cameron to be completed earlier than expected. Area Engineer Tonya Lohman said it was hoped the projects would be Area Engineer Tonya Lohman said it was hoped the projects would be done before Christmas but actually they were completed before […]