roads

Senator McCaskill answers to Columbia residents

Mar 17, 2014
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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill met with Columbia residents during a town hall meeting on Monday. She talked about the economy, boosting jobs in the state and the improvement of the nation’s deficit.

Kristofor Husted / KBIA

Mid-Missouri drivers are dealing with slippery roads Thursday after a winter storm that dumped two inches of snow in Columbia, according to the National Weather Service.

Across Mid-Missouri, as of 10:00am Thursday morning highways were listed as either covered or partly covered according to the Missouri Department of Transportation’s traveler information map. Check for the latest updates at this link.

Drivers asked to be cautious due to heavy rainfall

May 31, 2013
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Heavy rainfall across Missouri has caused flash flooding and road closures in Boone County and could cause flooding along the Mississippi.

The head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says drivers need to be careful now that the state has granted drought-related waivers that will result in more farm machinery on the roads.

The Missouri Department of Transportation granted the waivers because the drought is forcing some farmers to travel longer distances to obtain hay, silage and grain.

Patrol Superintendent Ron Replogle encouraged farmers to review regulations related to farm vehicles and the transportation of goods.