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Design builder announced for Buck O'Neil Bridge
The Missouri Highways & Transportation Commission has selected Massman-Clarkson, A Joint Venture as the design-build contractor to replace the Buck O’Neil Bridge in Kansas City.

The contractor competed against two other design-build teams (American Bridge and Taylor-Ames), both of whom had local and national recognition. Massman-Clarkson, A Joint Venture's dynamic project proposal demonstrated a design that would be the best value for the City of Kansas City, which made them the top choice.

Construction is anticipated to begin in fall of 2021 and be complete by late fall of 2024.

To stay up to date on the project, visit modot.org/buck-oneil-bridge-project.
Rocheport Bridge replacement updates
The replacement of the I-70 Missouri River bridge near Rocheport is slated to begin construction later this year. To stay up to date on the project throughout its planning and construction, including the project goals and timeline, visit modot.org/RocheportBridge.
Missouri's Freight & Rail plan
Join upcoming industry forums to discuss Missouri's Freight & Rail plan. Topics include agriculture, carriers, warehousing/distribution and shippers/manufacturers. Zoom meetings for these topics are scheduled for Feb. 23, 24, 25 and March 2. Learn more.
OATS Transit celebrates 50 years
2021 marks the 50th anniversary for OATS Transit, a nationwide leader in rural public transportation systems. The company is headquartered in Columbia, Mo and serves more than 87 counties across the state. The company is planning an official celebration in September. Learn more.
Fatality update
Statewide fatality totals as reported on the Missouri State Highway Patrol website as of Feb. 7, 2021
2021 totals - 76 / 2018 totals - 88
2020 totals - 73 / 2017 totals - 77
2019 totals - 80 / 2016 totals - 84

Take the challenge
When you get into any vehicle, buckle up your seat belt. If you are a driver, put the cellphone down. Join the 13,857 who have taken the pledge so far.

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