Interstate 29 sign

Interstate 29 north of St. Joseph now open

After an extended closure due to flooding in our neighboring state of Iowa and occasional flooding in Missouri, Interstate 29 is open north of St. Joseph. The roadway briefly reopened May 29, 2019, but had to be reclosed that same day. Traffic may be narrowed to one lane in some locations between St. Joseph and […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

MoDOT to begin chip seal project on Interstate 35

A chip seal project to extend the pavement life of Interstate 35 will begin next week from the Iowa state line to Eagleville. Contractors from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are scheduled to begin work Wednesday, June 19 and complete the project on Friday, June 21. Wednesday, June 19: Complete […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Highway 24 east of Brunswick now open

Good news for Chariton County as crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation were able to reopen both lanes of U.S. Route 24 and Route 5 east of Brunswick Monday morning after floodwaters receded and the roadway was cleared. A portion U.S. Route 24 to the west of Brunswick between Routes 11 and 41 remains […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash on 9th Street in Trenton injures driver; multiple citations issued

The Trenton Police Department reports a Trenton resident sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a motorcycle and sport utility vehicle collided at the intersection of Ninth and Rural streets Wednesday evening. Police Officer Kami Nelson reports the motorcycle driver, 22-year-old Billy Jo Brown, had visible abrasions and was seen by Grundy County Emergency Medical Services but refused […]

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Crash on Highway 36 sends one individual to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Chula woman sustained minor injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove struck the towed unit of a pickup truck and overturned two miles west of Stewartsville Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 80-year-old Rita Jacobs to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. The pickup driver, 78-year-old Ronald Nichols of Jamesport, […]