Missouri Leads the Nation in Saving Lives on the Road
Missouri had the largest drop in traffic-related fatalities in 2006 of any state in the nation -- down by 161 compared to 2005. Nicole Nason, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, recently made the announcement. Lives Saved
MoDOT Uses Unlikely Ingredient in Asphalt
MoDOT is among the first state agencies in the nation to recycle tear-off shingles to resurface or rebuild highways. Rooftops
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently approved a new five-year transportation construction program that shows spending for Missouri's roads and bridges will plummet in fiscal year 2010, which begins July 1, 2009. STIP
An innovative pilot project that lets farmers mow roadsides is saving MoDOT resources. Mowing
Saving lives on Missouri highways – that’s the objective of the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, a collaboration of federal, state and local agencies and organizations. For the third year in a row, the coalition has dedicated funds to that purpose, and fatalities are currently down 16 percent as of July 15. Blueprint
Scientists say a major earthquake along the New Madrid fault line is the most devastating natural disaster that could occur in Missouri. In June, MoDOT helped ready Missouri for an earthquake emergency by participating in an exercise conducted by the State Emergency Management Agency. Earthquake
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