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Record Cold + Blowing Snow = Cautious Driving

In conditions more favorable for polar bears than people, MoDOT road crews are pulling out all the equipment, people and materials needed to clear the roads. The combination of record cold and blowing snow makes getting roads clear for travel a more difficult job. Cold  

MoDOT Found to be Administrating DBE Program Properly

Federal Highway Administration Praises Efforts; Recommends Future Improvements

An inquiry by the Federal Highway Administration found MoDOT has several safeguards in place to ensure an unbiased and fair approach toward minority- and women-owned businesses. DBE  

Schools Invited to Help Fight Litter Through “No MOre Trash!” Contest

MoDOT and MDC sponsor 2010 Trash-Can Decorating Contest

Missouri elementary, middle and home school students K-8 are invited to help fight litter -- and to have creative and educational fun -- by participating in the 2010 "Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free" Trash-Can Decorating Contest. Contest

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MoDOT Providing Help for Truck Drivers

Increases in Rest Areas and Truck Parking Keeps Drivers Safe

While states across the country close their rest areas and parking facilities, MoDOT keeps adding to the state's inventory to improve safety measures for commercial motor vehicle drivers. Parking

New Texting PSAs Spell Out Grim Reality

You Text. You're next. If it sounds grim, it’s because all too often it is. Distracted driving is the leading cause of traffic crashes in Missouri and nationwide.The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety has created radio public service announcements to remind teens that texting while driving is illegal and can have serious consequences. Txt

Annual Conference Highlights Transportation
The 2010 Missouri Conference on Transportation brings together a variety of viewpoints to consider as Missouri policymakers work to best meet our state's transportation challenges, especially as funding shortages loom on the horizon. Join other transportation advocates Jan. 28 in Jefferson City.

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Aircraft Rescue Training Benefits Several Missouri Airports

MoDOT recently sponsored training sessions in several cities that will better prepare emergency responders in case of a crash or other airport emergency. Training

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