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Missouri Transportation Program Focuses on Safety, System Preservation

July 8, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transportation

ST. LOUIS - The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or "STIP," approved today by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, is focused on safety and the preservation of the existing system of state highways and bridges. The 2017-2021 STIP…

Innovative Traffic Interchanges Help Drivers Avoid Crashes, Save Lives

COLUMBIA, Mo.—The state of Missouri is a pioneer in adopting Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs) named for their innovative design. At these interchanges,…

Record Missouri Flooding Was Manmade Calamity, Scientist Says

February 8, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Stormwater

At the end of December 2015, a huge storm named "Goliath" dumped 9-10 inches of rain in a belt across the central United States, centered just southwest…

MoDOT Director to Testify Before Senate Transportation Committee

January 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY, Jan. 12, 2016—Missouri Department of Transportation Director Patrick K. McKenna is scheduled to testify before the Senate Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee on Wed., Jan. 13. The committee will meet at 8:15 a.m. in…

Civil Engineering Researchers to Participate in Flood Reconnaissance Mission

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas engineering researchers – experts in the study of how soil reacts to stress caused by earthquakes or floods – are participating in a multi-institutional research mission to document the effects of recent, severe…

Federal Highway Administration Announces $1 Million in Emergency Relief for Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Missouri

January 11, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to help repair…

USGS Measures Record Flooding in Missouri

December 31, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring record flooding on rivers and streams across southern Missouri and northeast into the St. Louis area. Widespread flooding has caused 13 fatalities, hundreds of road closures and more than 1,000 power outages…

The Mississippi River Rises Fast, Impacting Infrastructure and Evacuating River Towns

December 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Transportation

Flooding in central Missouri and Illinois is getting worse as the Mississippi River is rising quickly and is on pace to eclipse the Midwest flood of 1993, which saw more than 800 levees in Missouri breached. The storm is also having a broad impact on transportation…

USGS Measures Flooding in Missouri

November 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Surveying/Mapping

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding on rivers and streams across central and southern Missouri. Heavy rainfall since Tuesday morning has led to widespread flash flooding. Five USGS crews are measuring high flood flows and verifying…

Award-Winning City Utilities of Springfield, MO Selects Innovyze Advanced Geospatial Smart Water Network Modeling Technology

November 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Nov. 10, 2015 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that City Utilities of Springfield (CU), Missouri, has chosen the company’s industry-leading…