Interstate 29 sign

Interstate 29 north of St. Joseph now open

After an extended closure due to flooding in our neighboring state of Iowa and occasional flooding in Missouri, Interstate 29 is open north of St. Joseph. The roadway briefly reopened May 29, 2019, but had to be reclosed that same day. Traffic may be narrowed to one lane in some locations between St. Joseph and […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

MoDOT to begin chip seal project on Interstate 35

A chip seal project to extend the pavement life of Interstate 35 will begin next week from the Iowa state line to Eagleville. Contractors from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are scheduled to begin work Wednesday, June 19 and complete the project on Friday, June 21. Wednesday, June 19: Complete […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education accepts bids

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education accepted bids for propane, fuel, and milk Monday evening. Secretary Robin Griswold reports the propane bid was from Ferrellgas for 98 cents per gallon and the fuel was from Landes Oil at a five cent discount per gallon. Central Dairy was accepted for milk. The board approved voluntary student […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Highway 24 east of Brunswick now open

Good news for Chariton County as crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation were able to reopen both lanes of U.S. Route 24 and Route 5 east of Brunswick Monday morning after floodwaters receded and the roadway was cleared. A portion U.S. Route 24 to the west of Brunswick between Routes 11 and 41 remains […]

Bridge Work

Sullivan County Rooks Branch Bridge opens to traffic

The Rooks Branch Bridge on Route BB in Sullivan County is now open after contractors from Chester Bross Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, completed a bridge deck replacement project. Crews continue work on the Sullivan County Route ZZ West Locust Creek Bridge deck replacement project and plan to begin work on […]