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Hot off the press - new state maps
The 2019-2020 Missouri Official Highway Map is hot off the press and available now.

The free map features all miles of state-maintained routes and also shows locations for public-use airports, hospitals, colleges and universities, national forests, state parks and conservation areas.

Improvements include larger fonts and better color contrasts for users who may be visually impaired or have trouble with color recognition.

You can order a map by going online at modot.org or by calling
1-888-ASK-MODOT. They're also available in the Highway Gardens at the Missouri State Fair, which runs through Aug. 18. Read more.
Two simplified tools for Missourians
MoDOT has created the “Missouri Road and Bridge Program,” which shows how Missouri’s road and bridge revenues will be invested. It’s accompanied by a new interactive map that's easy to use. Both documents can be found at modot.org. Read more.
Chip seal operations in full swing
A pavement repair process called chip sealing helps maintain some of the state’s lower volume roads at about a third of the cost of conventional asphalt overlays. To better understand this maintenance technique, watch these one-minute videos - Chip Seals. Read more.
MoDOT featured in Missouri Way Impact series
This month, The Missouri Way Impact series showcased two stories about MoDOT innovations that tackle the challenge of how to prevent injury or death. Read more. Watch a video of these two special innovations - JAWS and TMA Flagger.
Two MoDOT projects win in national competition
MoDOT was one of six state departments of transportation to receive regional awards for projects that help to revitalize communities and provide access to employment centers, medical institutions and recreation facilities. The two projects were located in St. Louis and Kansas City. Read more.
Lyft offers discounted rides
Lyft has partnered with the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety to offer discounted rides during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign, Aug. 16-Sept. 2. The campaign emphasizes the importance of always driving sober. Read more .
Back to school safety
Drivers are reminded to slow down and pay attention as children will be on or near roadways, walking and bicycling to school or waiting for the bus. Also, colleges and universities are reopening, which increases traffic on major highways and near campuses. R ead mo re, including safety tips.
Champ Clark Bridge opens
The new Champ Clark Bridge on U.S. Route 54 between Missouri and Illinois opened Aug. 3. Watch a special video about the bridge here - Champ Clark Bridge video and see photos from the opening ceremony here - Champ Clark Bridge ribbon cutting.

Take the challenge
When you get into any vehicle, buckle up your seat belt. If you are a driver, put the cell phone down. Join the 8,439 individuals and 460 businesses who have joined the movement so far.

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