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Three injured in Caldwell County crash

Three people were injured early Tuesday evening in a Caldwell County, two-vehicle, accident approximately one-half west of Hamilton. The crash involved a sport utility vehicle westbound on Highway 36 and a pickup northbound on Route P. All three were taken by ambulances to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]

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Resurfacing planned on Chariton County Routes 5 and 129

A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin next week on Chariton County Route 5 followed by Route 129. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Capital Paving and Construction to resurface 19.506 miles of Route 5 from the southern Marceline city limits to U.S. Route 24. Crews will be widening shoulders and placing new […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Roads in northern Missouri remain closed due to flooding and damage

Flooding along the Missouri River has devastated parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas. In addition to the continued closure of Interstate 29 and many other routes throughout Northwest Missouri, receding floodwaters have exposed damage to some roadways and bridges that may require emergency contracts. An estimated date for reopening the following roadways and bridges […]