Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 19, 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 August 19 through August 25. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]

Kate Dougherty SUV washed away in fast water

Video: Northeast Missouri woman shares her story after rescue from driving into flooded roadway

Kate Dougherty attempted to drive her shiny white SUV across a road flooded by the swollen waters of the Fabius River in northeast Missouri. In a self-shot Facebook video, she calls the experience a combination of mortification and embarrassment. Though she survived, Dougherty realized she had put her life in danger. And she totaled the […]

State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Rain, runoff and melting snow close roads in North Missouri

Rain, runoff and melting snow have closed more roads in Northwest Missouri and many more are vulnerable to being overcome by floodwaters. Missouri Department of Transportation crews are monitoring road conditions closely, but floodwaters can rise quickly, before our crews and other emergency services are able to place barricades across the roadway. MoDOT reminds motorists […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of November 26, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in north Missouri planned for the week of November 26 through December 2 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 19, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of November 19 – 25 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations and […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of August 20, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of August 20th through August 26th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations […]

Traffic Accident

Polo teens transported to Liberty Hospital after crash at intersection

Two girls from Polo were taken to the Liberty Hospital last night following a single vehicle accident approximately five miles to the west of Polo at the intersection of Ore Road and Reno Drive The highway patrol listed injuries as minor for 18-year-old Sondra Sumpter and 17-year-old Abigail Walker. According to the highway patrol report, […]