Applying Oil on Road

MoDOT responds to issues with contract sealing projects

Sealing roads has been used as a preventative maintenance treatment for many years on roadways across the state. A sealing treatment uses oil to fill small cracks in road surfaces which helps prevent water from seeping into the pavement and reduces the damage done by the freeze/thaw/heat cycle that roads throughout Northwest Missouri are subject […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of September 16, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri region for the week of September 16 – 22. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Chip seal project for Harrison County Interstate 35 to begin September 17

Preventive maintenance treatment is scheduled for a section of Harrison County Interstate 35 next week. Local maintenance crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to chip seal the southbound driving lane of I-35 from mile marker 88 (Route 13 exit) to mile marker 85 (Route AA/H exit) beginning Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The ramp […]

Traffic Alert

Temporary traffic impacts expected for routes in Adair County

Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing work on the following routes in Adair County. Please see the dates and locations below. Adair County Route D – Sept. 18, the road will be closed Missouri Route 149 to Missouri Route 6 for sealing operations.  Work will be completed between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. that day. Adair County Route AA – Sept. 19, the […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Sullivan County Route 6 West Locust Creek Bridge to reopen Saturday

The Sullivan County Route 6 bridge over West Locust Creek, east of Humphreys, is scheduled to reopen by the evening of Saturday, September 14. Boone Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, began work in mid-May to complete a bridge replacement project. All work is weather permitting and subject to change. Motorists are […]

Shooting Graphic

Audio: Vehicle identified in deadly southeast Missouri shooting

State troopers say the vehicle they’re looking for in Friday’s deadly road rage incident near southeast Missouri’s Caruthersville is a GMC Yukon. The incident killed 42-year-old motorist Carey Taylor and also prompted Caruthersville High School to lockdown. Isabelle Hanson from  KFVS reports no arrests have been made.     The incident killed motorist Carey Taylor […]

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 […]

Deadly Shooting

Audio: Random shooting in southeast Missouri’s bootheel kills motorist

State troopers in southeast Missouri’s Bootheel need your help in finding a suspect who shot and killed another motorist in a random incident near Caruthersville. Missourinet Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS reports the victim and a male friend were driving on Highway U at about 9 Friday morning when a vehicle began tailgating them before […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of September 9, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of September 9, 2019. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, striping, […]

Sobriety Check Point

Missouri Highway Patrol to conduct DWI saturation in area counties

Highway Patrol Troop B will conduct special enforcement operations this month in area counties. Counties where driving while intoxicated saturation will be conducted include Putnam, Chariton, and Schuyler. The goal of the special enforcement operations is to remove impaired drivers from roads. Troop B Commanding Officer Captain James Wilt says the operations allow the Patrol […]