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Missouri News

MoDOT: Improving Multimodal Transportation Options

November 12, 2021: Missouri Independent With $6.5 billion on the way from the federal infrastructure bill and a newly increased gas tax, Missouri is ready to take a big bite out of $4.5 billion in unfunded highway needs, Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, said this week. Instead, McKenna said in an interview with The…
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MORE FUNDING THIS YEAR FOR LOWER MISSOURI RIVER REPAIRS

March 15, 2021: Brownfield AG News for America The US Army Corps of Engineers says it has a lot more money to fix emerging navigation problems in the lower Missouri River this year. As flood waters receded last year, Colonel William Hannan with the Kansas  City district, tells Brownfield five-thousand structures emerged badly damaged, “As…
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2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting

2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting on February 25, 2021 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please note this year’s meeting will be by video conference only due to social distancing restrictions associated with COVID 19. You can access the meeting by clicking on the following link. You do not need a WebEx account to join the…
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Straight Talk with Sam: Investing in infrastructure

February 9, 2021: Maryville Forum The Mississippi River is more than just a river. The waterway connects North Missouri and the Midwest to the rest of America and the rest of the world. It’s estimated that roughly 60 percent of all grain that American farmers export is shipped down the Mississippi River. It isn’t just…
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Corps increases flow on Missouri River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased releases in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota from 17,000 cubic feet per second to 19,000 cfs at noon Friday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased releases in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota from 17,000 cubic…
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Virtual Industry Day for Contract Opportunities on the Missouri River

February 2, 2021: U.S. Army Corps, Kansas City District Join the KC District’s Bank Stabilization Navigation Program (BSNP) Team on February 3rd at 11am CST for a Virtual Industry Day as they provide an overview of upcoming work on the Missouri River. The work includes construction services to repair selected stone dikes and revetments (structures)…
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