College Avenue will be closed from Broadway Street to Stadium Boulevard in Columbia from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 to allow runners and walkers to participate in The John Anderson College Avenue Mile charity race. (MORE)
Work on Route 54 in Callaway County Nearing Completion
New Outer Road to be Opened Wednesday Afternoon
Improvement work to the intersection at Route FF/Old Highway 40 and Route 54 in Callaway County is approaching a new milestone. On Wednesday, September 17, the new Outer Road of Route 54 that connects County Road 148 to Old Highway 40 will be opened to traffic and signals at the intersection will be activated in the afternoon. Over the next several weeks, crews plan to install intersection lighting, and remove defunct turning and connection lanes.
The new outer road will serve as an access to the North Callaway School in Kingdom City. (MORE)
Ribbon Cutting Held for Osage Route 50 Expansion,
Traffic Moving Freely on New Highway
State and local officals cut the ribbon today on a $25.5 million project to expand Route 50 in Osage County. The stretch of highway is now open and traffic is moving freely on the new alignment.
Under the $25.5 million project, approximately 6.6 miles of Route 50 were relocated and widened to four lanes, from the Route 50/63 junction to County Road 604 west of Linn. The project also included construction of a new Maries River bridge. This innovative bridge includes a support structure and girders made of a state-of the-art concrete mix that is stronger and costs less than traditional materials. (MORE)