9th Street Trenton

MoDOT rejects bid to resurface Highway 6 through Trenton

It will be a few weeks longer before it’s known what company will do the resurfacing project next year on Highway 6 through Trenton. According to the Department of Transportation Area Engineer Randy Mendenhall who reported to KTTN that the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission this week rejected the bid from JD Bishop Construction LLC […]

9th Street Trenton

MoDOT receives bid of $2.2 million to resurface Highway 6 through Trenton

The Missouri Department of Transportation received only one bid last week for the 2020 scheduled resurfacing project on Highway 6 in Trenton from Fourth Street to U. S. Highway 65. MoDOT Area Engineer Randy Mendenhall reports JD Bishop Construction, LLC of Saint Joseph and Chillicothe submitted the bid for $2,125,897.55. The bid is to be […]

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 […]

Workers resurface a road with asphalt

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 […]