Attorney Todd Graves, left, and state Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-P

Todd Graves approved for University of Missouri curators despite bipartisan filibuster

(Missouri Independent) – A bipartisan coalition of state Senators was unable to stop politically connected Kansas City attorney Todd Graves from winning a seat on the University of Missouri Board of Curators. After a two-round filibuster — three hours last week and eight more hours ending around 1 a.m. Wednesday — the Senate voted 19-13 to […]

Interstate 35 or I-35

Northbound Interstate 35 ramp closures planned for this week at Route BB in Cameron area

As part of a resurfacing project on Interstate 35, crews from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are paving the northbound lanes of I-35 in the Cameron area. In order to safely and successfully mill and repave the northbound entrance and exit ramps at Route BB (Exit 52), crews must close […]

I-35 resurfacing project to begin sooner than expected

The resurfacing portion of an improvement project along the Interstate 35 corridor in Clinton County has been advanced and will begin earlier than anticipated. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. to resurface I-35 between the DeKalb County line and Shoal Creek near Exit 48. Some partial and full-depth concrete patching began […]

9th Street Trenton

Bids for resurfacing Highway 6 through Trenton and Highway 6 to I-35 to be reviewed at March 4th meeting

Bids from two contractors were submitted to the Missouri Department of Transportation for resurfacing work this year in Trenton as well as Grundy and Daviess Counties. Three projects were combined into one for bidding purposes with both bids topping $4,300,000. Bids came from Emery Sapp and Sons Incorporated of Columbia and from Herzog Contracting Corporation […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen hold discussion on three engineering proposals

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen this week discussed three engineering proposals the City of Gallatin received for sewer plant clarifier repairs or replacement. Administrator Lance Rains has worked with all three firms in the past and was to schedule interviews with them. Aldermen Steve Evans and Dan Lockridge volunteered to attend the interviews. The city […]