infrastructure

Politics
8:15 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

City council member Chadwick addresses new referendum petition

Credit File Photo / KBIA

First Ward Columbia City Council Member Ginny Chadwick announced Friday her opposition to a new referendum petition stated to be in favor of repealing improper downtown development.

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Politics
4:17 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Columbia Leadership Council holds forums to inform residents and ask for their opinions

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The government of Columbia is continuing to try and clear up questions about the future of the city.

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Politics
8:14 am
Wed July 3, 2013

McCaskill criticizes Missouri lawmakers for failing to pass a transportation bill

en. McCaskill is provided a tour of Springfield's Transportation Management Center by Traffic Engineer Jason Haynes Tuesday/Credit: Scott Harvey
Credit Scott Harvey / KSMU

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) Tuesday criticized state lawmakers for failing to pass a transportation bill, while previewing federal legislation to improve the nation’s infrastructure. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has details.

McCaskill said the U.S. transportation system is deteriorating, especially in Missouri, calling the state’s $600 million construction budget to oversee 33,000 miles of roadways a “recipe for disaster.”

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Intersection
5:51 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Why Missouri's infrastructure gets poor grades

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Politics
5:01 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Engineers give Missouri infrastructure a C-

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Civil engineers say Missouri's infrastructure gets only a C-minus.

The regional chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the letter grade Wednesday. It is part of a report card that evaluated the state's aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, inland waterways, levees, railroads, roads, schools and wastewater. Each sub-category also received a grade.

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