MoDOT Provides Update on Columbia-Area Highway Projects
Several highway projects under way in the Columbia area will require road and lane closures next week that could cause travel delays. Motorists are asked to take note of the work and allow extra time for their travel or take alternate routes. (MORE)
Roundabout at I-70, Business Loop 70 West and Creasy Springs Road to Close
The roundabout at the I-70, Business Loop 70 West, and Creasy Springs Road interchange in Columbia will be closed from 9 p.m. on Monday, April 21 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22 for maintenance work to extend the life of the pavement. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route. (MORE)
MoDOT Worker Recalls Close Call in Video
When most of us go to work each day, we probably don't have to worry about a truck pulling a trailer skidding sideways toward us at a high rate of speed.
But for many Missouri Department of Transportation employees, circumstances like the one described are all too real. Columbia Maintenance Crew Leader Kent Cunningham experienced this situation. He tells his close-call story in a brief video designed to promote safe driving in work zones now that highway maintenance and construction projects are in full swing.
The video can be found at http://youtu.be/6GBq3AKz5KQ or can be watched below: