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Jeff Bridges – Actor

Jeffrey Leon Bridges a.k.a. Jeff Bridges is a well-known and respected actor, singer and producer Bridges is the recipient of numerous awards, including Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award nominations for multiple film roles. Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in L.A., California.  His parents are Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges.  His brother […]

Missouri Completes 100th Bridge in Focus on Bridges Program

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) In just over one year, 100 of Missouri’s poorest bridges have been replaced or rehabilitated through Governor Mike Parson’s “Focus on Bridges” program. Today, the program’s 100th bridge opened in Livingston County on Route 190 over the Thompson River.  This is the 21st bridge completed in the Missouri Department of Transportation’s […]

Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Jeffrey P. Medler As Associate Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints Jeffrey P. Medler As Associate Circuit Judge For 21st Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson appointed Jeffrey P. Medler as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit.  He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the death of the Honorable John R. Essner. Mr. Medler, of St. Louis, currently […]

Missouri Governor Parson Visits Bridge Projects in Focus on Bridges Program

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Wednesday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited bridges in Jackson, Ray, and St. Louis counties that will be repaired or replaced as part of his Focus on Bridges program. Governor Parson visited the following three bridges: 140th Street bridge over Interstate 49 in Grandview Route J bridge over Crooked River near the […]

Colorado State officials announce public-private partnership to expand access to broadband services for students

State officials announce public-private partnership to expand access to broadband services for students for the upcoming school year SHERIDAN, CO (STL.News) Thousands of low-income student households in Colorado will get access to free and low-cost internet options for the 2020-21 school year, state leaders announced today at an event at Fort Logan Northgate School, a part of Sheridan […]

Missouri Governor Parson Begins Process to Obtain Federal Disaster Assistance for Severe Storms

Missouri Governor Parson Begins Process to Obtain Federal Disaster Assistance for Severe Storms in Missouri on May 3-4 Missouri Governor Parson Requests Damage Assessments for 19 Missouri Counties JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced he has begun the process to obtain federal disaster assistance for Missouri in response to severe storms […]

Missouri News: Callaway, Cole County Bridge Rehabilitations Approved by Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) At its regular monthly meeting this week, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a contract to rehabilitate bridges in Callaway and Cole counties. Three bridges will undergo rehabilitation under the contract awarded to Comanche Construction: West Main Street over U.S. Route 54/Route 63 in Jefferson City.  The work will be […]

Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Awards Contracts for Southeast District Projects

SIKESTON, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during its regular meeting on January 8th.  Awarded contracts include construction of a diverging diamond interchange, pavement improvements and bridge improvements. Contracts include the following: A $17,476,608 contract was awarded to Penzel Construction Co., Inc., for construction of a diverging […]

MoDOT News: Second round of winter weather may affect Monday commute

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Winter weather conditions will continue through Sunday night, and a second round of mixed precipitation is expected to spread across much of Missouri early Monday morning and continue throughout the day.  The Missouri Department of Transportation is recommending that people delay their Monday morning commute or stay home if possible.  This […]

MoDOT Request for Letters of Interest for Design-Build Services

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is soliciting Letters of Interest from companies interested in providing Design-Build services for the I-70 Mineola Hill Truck Climbing Lanes Project in Montgomery County, Missouri. The project’s primary purpose is to construct eastbound and westbound truck climbing lanes near Mineola Hill to enable traffic to […]

MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna Elected AASHTO President

Will Emphasize Transportation Safety and Funding ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials yesterday elected Missouri Department of Transportation Director Patrick McKenna to serve as its 2019-2020 president.  The board also elected New Hampshire DOT Commissioner Victoria Sheehan as the organization’s vice president, only […]

Missouri Governor Parson visits Rocheport, highlights major progress on transportation plan

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) ? Wednesday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson joined Senator Roy Blunt, Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) leaders, members of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, and other local officials in Rocheport to discuss the upcoming replacement of the I-70 Missouri River Bridge. In July, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded Missouri […]

Missouri Governor Parson’s Transportation Plan Receives Federal Funding

Missouri Receives Grant to Build New Rocheport Bridge JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Cross-state travelers will avoid months of lengthy traffic delays as a result of the announcement made today by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Congressman Sam Graves that Missouri will receive an $81.2 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant from the U.S. […]