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Missouri Senator Dan Hegeman – Improving Worker Safety Along Missouri’s Roadways

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. In 2002 state lawmakers passed the “Slow Down and Move Over” law to remind motorists to slow down and change lanes …

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MoDOT Warns Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

Jefferson City, MO – Walking is an essential transportation mode for many Missourians. For transit or motor vehicle users, every trip begins and ends as a pedestrian. Public health, economic and environmental factors are elevating the importance of this mode. Many citizens do not have access to a personal vehicle, …

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Kansas City to celebrate new Grand Boulevard Bridge

Kansas City is celebrating some grand improvements to a bridge downtown. The Grand Boulevard Bridge over I-670 is reopening on Friday right after Kansas City and MODOT representatives praise a collaboration that turned a project that typically takes three years into a nine-month success. The ribbon will be cut at …

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Watch: Platte Purchase Bridge Demolition

The Platte Purchase bridge has been an ongoing project in the Northland for a while now. This morning crews successfully detonated part of the old bridge. Watch the brief clip below from MODOT Kansas City’s Twitter feed.   Boom! Crews just detonated part of the old Platte Purchase Bridge. #kctraffic …

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Zipcar expands into downtown Kansas City

Downtown Kansas City is growing and thriving, and now the City offers another way for residents and visitors to get from point A to point B. Zipcar, a car-sharing network, is bringing eight vehicles to four locations from the River Market to Union Station. Mayor Sly James, City Councilman Jermaine …

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