Workers resurface a road with asphalt

Resurfacing planned on highway 136 near Albany

A resurfacing project on U.S. Route 136 could begin as early as Friday, April 12. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to resurface 3.7 miles of U.S. Route 136 from just east of U.S. Route 169 to 0.5 miles west of Route C in Albany. Crews will mill off the […]

Young Turkey Hunter with Turkey

Young turkey hunters harvest 2,540 birds during youth weekend

According to preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation, young turkey hunters harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7th. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52.  Warm weather and sunny skies helped increase this year’s youth-weekend harvest over last year’s […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Sullivan County Rooks Branch Bridge to close for work

The Route BB bridge over Rooks Branch has been a pathway for motorists since 1955. A bridge deck replacement project will be led by contractors from Chester Bross Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation. Crews plan to close the bridge Monday, April 8, 2019, with a planned reopening in mid-June. Motorists will […]

Road Closed Barricade

Linn County Route 129 closed April 2nd

Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close Route 129 from Route U to Meade Street tomorrow, April 2, 2019, for an emergency culvert replacement. The road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Motorists will need to use an alternate route during the closure.  All work is weather permitting and the […]