Livingston County Sheriff

Authorities investigate unwanted photos sent via social media

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information on incidents investigated recently. One of the incidents involved an adult male allegedly contacting a woman on social media and sending her what is described as “a very personal photo.” The photo was unsolicited, unwanted, and unappreciated because the woman’s child was present when the woman received […]

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 […]

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 […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Missouri State Highway Patrol: Plan for a safe Labor Day weekend

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to plan for a safe 2019 Labor Day weekend. It’s everyone’s responsibility to operate both vehicles and vessels safely and observe all Missouri laws. Incorporating safety into your weekend plan–choosing your route, making sure your equipment is in good working condition, being […]

Bridge Work

Sullivan County bridge projects progress is slow, but steady

After facing continued delays due to weather and flooding, Boone Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation has made steady progress on both the West Yellow Creek and West Locust Creek bridge replacement projects. Crews expect construction on the West Yellow Creek Bridge, east of Milan, to be completed in late August and […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol announces results of “Hazardous Moving Operation” in north Missouri

Troop H of the Highway Patrol has announced the results of a “Hazardous Moving Operation” conducted in Caldwell, Livingston, DeKalb, and Buchanan counties. Five officers patrolled the counties during the operation, which was held Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 o’clock, with the goal of detecting traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes. The operation […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Resurfacing underway on Livingston County Highway 65 and Linn County Route M

Work is underway on both U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe and on Linn County Route M. Missouri Petroleum, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, began work earlier this month to prepare the roadways for a micro-resurfacing project. Over the course of this week, crews will remove the existing pavement markings in preparation for a […]

MoDOT Laying Ashpalt

Resurfacing planned for Livingston County Highway 65 and Linn County Route M

Motorists can soon look forward to a smoother drive on U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe and on Linn County Route M. Missouri Petroleum, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will make repairs and complete micro-resurfacing on U.S. Route 65 from just north of County Road 228 to U.S. Route 36 and on Route M […]

MoDOT

Road construction at a minimum during July 4th holiday

The Missouri Department of Transportation will limit road construction on the Fourth of July holiday to accommodate an anticipated record number of motorists on the highways.  Lane and bridge closures already in place around the state will remain during the holiday and subsequent weekend. Be alert to sudden closures due to emergency situations and flooding. […]

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 […]