MoDOT Mowing

Mowing season begins on Missouri roads

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will soon begin mowing roadsides across the state. “Our mowing focuses on visibility and safety,” said MoDOT State Maintenance Engineer Becky Allmeroth. “Motorists will see tractor mowers near the shoulder of interstates and other busy roadways. Please watch out for our crews, slow down and don’t drive distracted.” Major and […]

No Parking Sign

Chillicothe Police Department announces “No Parking” restrictions for funeral of Chuck Haney

Chillicothe Police have announced streets with “no parking” restrictions to accommodate what’s expected to be a large crowd tonight for the funeral of longtime Chillicothe Mayor and civic leader Chuck Haney. A shuttle service also has been arranged. Chillicothe Police are asking vehicles be moved by 4 o’clock this afternoon and remain off the street until approximately […]

Bridge Work

Upcoming bridge inspections in area counties may slow traffic

Bridge inspection crews based in Northwest Missouri work to inspect the bridges in our area. This program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Specialized […]

Traffic accident

Ice on roadway contributes to 5 Friday night accidents

Slick spots contributed to Friday night accidents. An accident one mile south of Green City injured 37-year-old Kevin Powell of Green City when a Missouri Department of Conservation truck slid off Highway 129 and overturned onto its passenger side. He was to seek his own treatment. A Marceline resident, 21-year-old Kyle Ayers, received minor injuries when […]

Bridge on Highway

MoDOT schedules several bridge inspections this week

In-depth under-bridge inspections are part of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state. This program ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Several bridges in Northwest […]

Roads closed in Buchanan, Caldwell and Livingston Counties due to flooding

Several roads remain closed due to flooding in Carroll, Daviess and Livingston Counties

Drier conditions allowed several Northwest Missouri routes to reopen after closing yesterday due to high water. Routes in Carroll, Daviess, and Livingston counties remain closed, however. Situations can change quickly, especially during flooding. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and to not drive through any water over the roadway. It only takes six inches of […]