The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds people that the intersection of Stardust Drive and Pirate Pride Drive will close about 8 p.m. Tuesday for road improvements and will remain closed through Aug. 6.
Among the massive crowd gathered Tuesday afternoon to witness the opening ceremony for the new Ill. 104 bridge spanning the Illinois River at Meredosia were 38 schoolchildren in Meredosia Elementary School first-grade teacher Amy Davis' reading camp.
Pike County officials are trying to curb speeding and prevent vehicular crashes by reducing the speed limit on county roads. The Pike County Commission unanimously approved lowering the speed limit from 60 mph to 45 mph this month.
Nine counties in Northeast Missouri would see 53 road and bridge projects valued at $82.7 million under the state's five-year transportation improvement plan announced this week.
Gov. Bruce Rauner made it clear that while he was allowed to help cut the ribbon on the Macomb bypass on Friday, the highway and its economic impact was the real star of the show. "It's a great day for Western Illinois," Rauner said.
Closure of Shinn Lane at Hospital Drive in Hannibal, Mo., for work on creating a roundabout is expected to begin Tuesday, May 29, and will continue until September. People can expect to see what looks like a roundabout in late July.
Champ Clark Bridge carrying U.S. 54 traffic across the Mississippi River at Louisiana will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays for two weeks in June for annual bridge inspections.
Mount Sterling's uptown revitalization project is set to move forward with the announcement that the city will be receiving funding through the Illinois Department of Transportation's Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program.
A six-month construction and resurfacing project will begin Monday along a portion of McMasters Avenue/U.S. 61 in Hannibal, Mo. The work will be carried out in three phases.