Missouri DOT Names Jerica Holtsclaw Motor Carrier Services Director
Missouri Department of Transportation official Jerica Holtsclaw has been named director of the agency’s Motor Carrier Services division.August 6, 2019
Missouri Measure Could Unclog Cargo Routes
A trucker who regularly drives throughout Missouri said Proposition D is an important step in easing freight movement on increasingly congested routes.October 29, 2018
Missouri Agency Looks to Extend CDL Rule Exemption for Veterans
The Missouri Department of Revenue has applied to renew its exemption from certain federal regulations pertaining to commercial driver licenses.August 7, 2018
Missouri’s Five-Year Transportation Plan Outlines Bridge and Road Maintenance
Missouri transportation officials have unveiled plans to maintain existing roads and bridges and evaluate the potential for new ones across the state’s highway system over the next several years.July 17, 2018
Missouri Lawmakers Hold Town Hall on Transportation Funding
Missouri legislators will likely consider increasing user fees and placing tolls on existing interstates at state entrances in an effort to increase funding for the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Feds OK $2 Million for Missouri Bridge, Road Repairs as MoDOT Continues Looking for Damage
The federal government on May 10 cleared $2 million in "quick release" funds to repair Missouri's roads and bridges, with state transportation officials saying the process of assessing last week's flood damage is only just beginning.
Missouri DOT Director Stresses Agency is Challenged for Resources
Missouri Department of Transportation Director Patrick McKenna told the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce his message included clearing up misconceptions about MoDOT’s mission. The agency, he said, exists to serve its residents rather than itself.
Truckers, Other Groups Back Gas-Tax Hike in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A lengthy list of heavyweight lobbying groups urged members of the Missouri House April 26 to put a question on the November ballot asking if voters support a hike in the state gasoline tax.
Missouri Senate Approves Fuel-Tax Hike, Sends Bill to House
Missouri’s Senate approved a fuel-tax increase of 5.9 cents per gallon April 6. The 21-10 vote sends the bill, sponsored by Transportation Committee Chairman Doug Libla, to the House, where its chances of passage are much less assured.
Missouri to Choose Aug. 5 on Sales-Tax Hike for Roads
Missouri voters go to the polls Aug. 5 to decide if they want to add three-quarters of a cent to the state’s 4.225-cent sales tax to pay for transportation projects.