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Missouri DOT: Limited State Investment Program Focuses on System Preservation

July 11, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, Patrick McKenna, said his department will "focus limited resources" on preserving as much of the existing road system as possible, but that tight finances mean the department can "only tread water"…

Michael DeMers Joins MoDOT as Director of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding

February 27, 2017 - in News, People

The Missouri Department of Transportation is pleased to welcome Michael DeMers as the director of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding. In…

Missouri DOT Receives Governor Award for Quality and Productivity

November 1, 2016 - in Awards

JEFFERSON CITY – A technology team from MoDOT found a way to make important existing tools work even better for customers. This ingenuity and customer-focused…

MoDOT Seeks Proposals for ‘Smart Highways’

September 8, 2016 - in Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY – As a part of its “Road to Tomorrow” initiative, the Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking proposals for a pilot project to incorporate innovative technology into a Missouri roadway that potentially could generate new revenue…

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, drivers are diverted to the left side of the road prior to merging onto an interstate, freeway or…

Missouri Adds Transportation Projects as Funding Improves

May 12, 2016 - in Maintenance, Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY – An improved funding situation has allowed the Missouri Department of Transportation to increase its ability to take of care of its existing transportation system. That’s reflected in the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program,…

MoDOT Announces New Director

November 9, 2015 - in People, Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY -   Patrick K. McKenna has been named the new director of the Missouri Department of Transportation by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The announcement was made today at a press conference following the commission's monthly…

New Website Documents State of Transportation in Missouri

April 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads, Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Now MoDOT web visitors have a one-stop location for keeping up with Missouri's 325 System. The 325 Report focuses on updates to Missouri's road and bridge conditions and any developments in efforts to find additional funding. "This website…