MoDOT Snowplow

Audio: COVID-19 could put MoDOT and travelers in a major bind this winter

COVID-19 could put the Missouri Transportation Department and the traveling public in a major bind this winter. At a legislative committee hearing, MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna says his department has a shortfall of more than 400 plow truck drivers and heavy equipment operators. He says the shortage could grow this winter.     McKenna says […]

MoDOT Hiring

MoDOT now hiring for the Winter season

The Missouri Department of Transportation is currently hiring individuals who are interested in a career to keep Missouri moving during the winter season and beyond. Right now, there are several full-time maintenance and emergency maintenance equipment operator positions open across the state. Hourly salaries range from $14.10 to $16.90 per hour, depending on the level […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]

Black Hawk Helicopter

King City, Missouri man, as member of Seabees, assists in moving Black Hawk helicpoter

Nine Seabees were assigned to a Crane Crew to lift an HH-60L Black Hawk Medevac helicopter in preparation for transport in Gulfport, Mississippi, April 3, 2018. The lift, done by Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1’s Alfa Company Crane Crew, was a new experience and provided the crew with a valuable training opportunity. “This is […]