Applying Oil on Road

MoDOT responds to issues with contract sealing projects

Sealing roads has been used as a preventative maintenance treatment for many years on roadways across the state. A sealing treatment uses oil to fill small cracks in road surfaces which helps prevent water from seeping into the pavement and reduces the damage done by the freeze/thaw/heat cycle that roads throughout Northwest Missouri are subject […]

Road Work

Livingston County Highway 65 and Linn County Route M resurfacing to resume

Work will soon resume on both Linn County Route M and Livingston County U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe. Missouri Petroleum, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will begin the second stage of a resurfacing project on Route M in Brookfield on Monday, Sept. 9, followed by U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe. Work will take place […]

Flood Recovery

Updates on road repairs in north Missouri from damage due to flood waters

The Missouri Department of Transportation understands the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives and are working to repair and restore mobility to routes as waters recede. Local maintenance crews are clearing debris and repairing shoulders and minor road surface issues as they are able. More extensive work, including debris […]

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 […]

Workers resurface a road with asphalt

Resurfacing project set to begin between Eagleville and Bethany

Another resurfacing project on Interstate 35 in Harrison County begins next week. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted Emery Sapp, Inc. to resurface I-35 between Route N at Eagleville and U.S. Route 136 in Bethany. This follows a portion between the Iowa state line and Eagleville that was completed earlier this year. The contractor will […]

Cutting Corn Silage

Specialist provides tips to assure quality corn silage

University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Ted Probert says this is a good time to review management practices to harvest good quality silage. He offers the following tips: Prepare the storage structure. Empty, clean and inspect bunkers and towers for structural damage. If storing in bags, choose and prepare a hard-surface site in a well-drained […]