Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council members to address contracts for 17th Street Bridge at upcoming meeting

The Trenton City Council will consider ordinances at its meeting next week regarding contracts and a maintenance agreement. The meeting will be held at Trenton City Hall on Monday night, July 22, 2019, at 7 o’clock. Ordinances involve contracts with Union Pacific Railroad for the reconstruction of the East 17th Street Bridge and the Missouri […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Governor Parson signs “Lyndon’s Law” to help keep highway, emergency workers safe

Missouri highway, utility workers and emergency responders will be safer as a result of legislation signed into law today by Gov. Mike Parson. House Bill 499, also known as “Lyndon’s Law,” authorizes the Missouri Department of Revenue to revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a highway or utility worker in a work zone […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: City of Trenton to complete work on projects prior to 9th Street resurfacing

Bid letting will be this fall through the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Highways and Transportation Commission for Highway 6 resurfacing through Trenton in 2020. Trenton has several projects it wants to take care of prior to the Highway 6 resurfacing. City Administrator Ron Urton says those include two water main projects around Adams Park Apartments […]

Road Milling MoDOT

Audio: MoDOT project to resurface Highway 6 through Trenton begins preliminary phase

The Missouri Department of Transportation has set the dates and times to obtain easements from owners of properties along Highway 6 through Trenton in preparation for a resurfacing project involving portions of Main Street and 9th Street. The project is one point seven miles in length and stretches from the west city limits to the […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]

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Resurfacing project awarded for Missouri Highway 6 in Adair and Sullivan Counties

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to Chester Bross, of Palmyra, Missouri, for a resurfacing project on Missouri Route 6 in Adair and Sullivan Counties, from the Chariton River to Missouri Route 129, for a total length of approximately 14.5 miles. The total cost of the project is $2,595,497. “Crews will […]

Trenton, Missouri

Electric rates are hotly contested in Monday meeting of Trenton City Council

The Trenton City Council last night defeated one ordinance and adopted four others. After two attempts, the city council failed to collect enough votes to override the Mayor’s veto on a professional study of electric rates for Trenton Municipal Utilities. Toth and Associates of Springfield were to perform a cost of service and rate study […]

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Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]