Missouri News

Lewis County bridge targeted for replacement

The Lewis County Commission opened eight bids this week to replace the span crossing the Middle Fabius River along County Road 336, about 8 miles northwest of Lewistown. The site is just southwest of the Deer Ridge Conservation Area.

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Transportation

First monthly update on Champ Clark Bridge is this Saturday

Contractors working on the new Champ Clark Bridge will provide the first in a series of monthly updates to the community this Saturday.

Officials to urge navigation, flood control improvements
Transportation

Officials to urge navigation, flood control improvements

A delegation from the tri-state area will be heading to Washington, D.C., later this month to seek legislative support for several flood control and navigation initiatives along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

Missouri's Highway 54 Coalition promotes cooperation in Pike County, Ill.
Transportation

Missouri's Highway 54 Coalition promotes cooperation in Pike County, Ill.

Missouri's Highway 54 Coalition crossed the river Thursday morning to hold its monthly meeting in Pike County, Ill. The coalition wants to have a shared four-lane highway developed on U.S. 54 from Mexico, Mo., to Louisiana, Mo.

Quincy working on rules for ride-sharing services
Quincy News

Quincy working on rules for ride-sharing services

As local residents have gone through the process to become drivers for ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft, there have been no clear rules on how -- or whether -- they could operate in Quincy. Corporation Counsel Lonnie Dunn is trying to change that.

Panel recommends increasing Missouri's gas tax by 10 cents
Missouri News

Panel recommends increasing Missouri's gas tax by 10 cents

Two Northeast Missouri legislators say they are hopeful the Legislature will consider a panel's recommendation to increase the state's 17-cent fuel tax by 10 cents for gas and 12 cents for diesel to finance road and bridge work.

SkyWest adjusts flight schedule; Quincy officials debate airport fire protection costs
Illinois News

SkyWest adjusts flight schedule; Quincy officials debate airport fire protection costs

SkyWest Airlines will tweak its arrival-departure schedule at Quincy Regional Airport starting Monday, moving up its morning departure by 13 minutes.

Illinois News

Pike County to sue Valley City Drainage District over White Bridge issue

The Pike County Board plans to file a lawsuit against the Valley City Drainage District over work that affected a county bridge. Coming out of closed session Tuesday night, the board authorized the Pike County state's attorney to file the lawsuit.

Quincy trucker transports wreaths to honor veterans
Illinois News

Quincy trucker transports wreaths to honor veterans

J.D. Walker returned to Quincy on Friday with three wreaths to lay on the graves of some local veterans.

Community assesses IDOT plans for Florence Bridge over Illinois River
Transportation

Community assesses IDOT plans for Florence Bridge over Illinois River

Curiosity drew dozens of Pike County and Scott County residents out for an informational open house Thursday night on the Illinois Department of Transportation's plans for the future of the Florence Bridge spanning the Illinois River.