Missouri State Highway Patrol

Why the Missouri Highway Patrol no longer releases names of juveniles in reports

The Missouri Highway Patrol recently made a change with its online crash reports to OMIT names of minors involved in traffic accidents. The patrols’ public information officer, Captain John Hotz, explained the change occurred after a review of the highway patrol policies, procedures, and general orders. Based on what he called advancements in technology and […]

Farmer Combining Corn in Field

As harvest time approaches, be patient with farm equipment on public roads

Farming plays a vital role in Missouri’s economy, history, and identity and In the coming weeks, farmers across the state will be harvesting their crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to share the road. Expect to see an increase in farm machinery traffic–especially on rural highways. Please obey all traffic laws and remain […]

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 […]

Heavy Equipment Repairing a Levee

MoDOT extends weight allowance for truckloads of aggregate used in flood relief and levee repair

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced an extension of an allowance for heavier-than-normal truckloads of rock, sand, and gravel to travel on Missouri highways in flood relief and for levee and other public infrastructure flood repair.  The waiver allows private and for-hire motor carriers to haul up to 10% more than their licensed weight […]

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 […]