Update - Portion of Hopewell Road to Oct.18-20

The St. Charles County Highway Department will close a portion of Hopewell Road Monday, Oct. 18, through Wednesday, Oct. 20, weather permitting, for the construction of new pavement for the Route N/Hopewell Road realignment project. The closure has been rescheduled from Wednesday, Oct. 13, through Friday, Oct. 15, due to weather concerns. The closure location on Hopewell Road is approximately 0.1 miles south of Highway N and 0.5 miles north of Diehr Road.

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Watch for wildlife movement on state roads

Missouri ranks 15th in the country for potential vehicle/deer collisions.

JEFFERSON CITY — It’s always exciting to see wildlife like deer and coyotes when driving through rural Missouri—until they decide to jump into the road in front of your car. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds motorists to be prepared for the sudden appearance of wild animals on Missouri roadways during the cooler fall months.

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Harvest Season Means Slow-Moving Farm Vehicles Abound

Lighting, reflectors on such equipment differ from everyday autos.

It’s harvest season in Missouri, and with the crisp temperatures come a larger number of farm vehicles and equipment on rural roadways. This autumn, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles.

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Transportation Projects Selected Under Governor Parson’s Cost-Share Program

JEFFERSON CITY – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that 20 transportation projects will receive $50 million under his transportation cost-share program. The Missouri Departments of Transportation (MoDOT) and Economic Development (DED) selected the projects with the goal of building partnerships with local entities to deliver road and bridge projects that have the greatest economic benefit to the state.

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Hwy. F Scheduled to get Shoulders in Early 2021

Route F in St. Charles County is scheduled to get narrow shoulders and rumble strips, similar to other lettered state highways in the area, in 2021. The project is currently scheduled to start in the summer of 2020, and should be complete in the summer of 2021.