• PSB Construction Nearly Complete, But Lane Closures Planned This Weekend

    From Belleville News-Democrat:  Transportation officials urged motorists heading to Illinois from Missouri this weekend to avoid the Poplar Street Bridge, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel as crews near project completion. Beginning at...

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  • Route 47 Bridge Over Missouri River Expected to Open in December

    From KMOV4:  The City of Washington, Mo. will host a public event for the new Route 47 Missouri River Bridge, expected to open in December, on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. According to...

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  • Cracks Found in New I-44 Bridge in Shrewsbury Bring Work to a Halt

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Motorists who rely on Interstate 44 near the city-county line should brace for more traffic headaches. Inspectors’ discovery of an unusual number of cracks on the year-old westbound I-44 bridge over railroad tracks...

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  • Gas Tax Defeat Means Missouri Lawmakers Will Be Seeking Money for Roads

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Missouri voters’ rejection of a gasoline tax increase last week leaves state officials scrambling again for a successful route to solving the Missouri Department of Transportation’s chronic money problems. The measure, Proposition D, was defeated...

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  • Next Steps Unclear After Missouri Gas Tax Increase Fails

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Supporters of a plan that would have boosted Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents are plotting their next steps after voters rejected the increase Tuesday. Proposition D failed 54 percent to 46...

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  • State highway commission renews city option for possible MLS stadium site

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has renewed a St. Louis economic development agency’s option to purchase excess right-of-way for the potential construction of a Major League Soccer stadium near Market and 22nd...

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  • I-44 Construction Near Kingshighway Will Continue into 2020

    From KMOX:  If it seems like they’ve been doing a lot of work along Interstate 44, between downtown St. Louis and Interstate 270, in recent weeks and months, you’re right. When might that wrap up? MoDOT’s Andrew Gates...

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  • Proposition D: MO’s Rough Road to Logistical Competitiveness

    PERSPECTIVE by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL In 1996, Fox News first became a thing. There were only 100,000 websites in the world at that time. Parents were embarrassing their middle school kids by dancing...

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  • MODOT Clinches Two Project Awards During National Competition

    From Hannibal Courier-Post:  Eight outstanding transportation projects from five mid-America states were honored Wednesday, Aug. 29 in the fourth and final regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The projects were recognized for major achievements, including: engaging small businesses...

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  • P3 Delivers Gateway Arch Park

    From ENR:  The largest public-private partnership investment in a national park is delivering a new experience for visitors to the landmark Gateway Arch in St. Louis, which was designed by the late-architect Eero Saarinen. The 10-year path...

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