MoDOT Launches Next Phase of Freight Plan

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has launched the next phase of the Missouri Freight Plan. This plan aims to: …engage business and local leaders, along with freight and industry stakeholders, in a discussion regarding funding of Missouri’s freight infrastructure. These discussions will prioritize how to use the scarce funds that exist, along with how […]

M-29 Marine Highway Connector

The US Department of Transportation designated two new Marine Highways, one of which is in the MAFC region: M-29 Marine Highway Connector. The upper Missouri River is designated as the “M-29 Marine Highway Connector,” and is sponsored by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri. It connects the upper Missouri River between Kansas City, Missouri, […]

Mid-America Transportation Awards

The Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Missouri DOTs have received top honors in this year’s Mid-America regional American Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by AASHTO, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition honors transportation projects in three categories: Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget, and Best Use of Innovation. Of the twelve transportation projects from seven […]

I-70 Dedicated Truck Lane Webcast

June 1, 2012 1pm Eastern I-70 Corridor Dedicated Truck Lanes The $3.75 million, two-phased study evaluated the feasibility of adding dedicated truck lanes through Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. The Study evaluate if Dedicated Truck Lanes address the congestion and safety problems and needs on the corridor and improve the regions’ economic competitiveness more than […]

MoDOT Research Forum

March 20, 2012 Columbia, Missouri The 2012 MoDOT transportation research forum will be held on March 20, 2012 in Columbia, Missouri. This forum includes research project presentations, achievement awards, a discussion of MoDOT research needs, and a tour of lab facilities at the University of Missouri-Columbia. This event is free of charge to all registered […]

Making a Difference in the MAFC

The National Partnership for Highway Quality (NPHQ) recently announced a series of Making a Difference awards. These awards honor projects that exemplify highway quality, safety, and service. Once again, projects in MAFC states figure heavily in the list of award winners. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) took home three awards: The Michigan Department of […]

Award Winners in the MAFC

During the 2010 AASHTO Annual Meeting, a number of state DOTs and officials were recognized for their contribution to the field of transportation. We’d like to extend our congratulations to all of the award winners–but especially to the three award winners from organizations in one of the ten MAFC states: Thomas H. MacDonald Memorial Award […]