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2016 Articles

MoDOT hosting public hearing for I-270 North Environmental Study

The Missouri Department of Transportation will host a public hearing for the I-270 North Environmental Assessment and Preferred Alternative on Thursday, December 15. It will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. in the cafeteria/commons area at McCluer High School located 1896 S. New Florissant Road, Florissant, MO 63031. The…

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Eminent Domain May be Used for Branson Gondola Project

Proposed Route of Branson Gondola Project A proposal by a private company, American Gondola, to build and operate an eight mile long gondola stretching from Silver Dollar City to Branson Landing may require the use of eminent domain for purposes of obtaining easements from property owners. American Gondola is currently…

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Shelby County Commissioners vote unanimously to table Ameren’s request for assent to build the Mark Twain Transmission Project

The Shelby County, Missouri, Commission voted to delay consideration of Ameren/ATXI’s request for assent to construct the Mark Twain Transmission Project until resolution of an appeal from the Missouri Public Service Commission orderthat conditionally approved the Project. Pursuant to Missouri statute, all utilities (such as Ameren) must obtain assent from counties…

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ATXI (Ameren) meets strong opposition in Shelby County

ATXI, a subsidiary of Ameren, met with strong opposition at a public hearing to consider its request for permission from Shelby County to build its proposed Mark Twain Transmission Line.  The controversial project has faced stiff local resistance since it was proposed in 2015.  Under Missouri Law, a utility must…

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Foristell Road Project Moves Forward

St. Charles County moves forward with its project to realign and reconstruct Foristell Road that will include Route Z from Fiddlecreek Ridge Road to approximately 350 feet south of Foristell Road and along Foristell Road from Route Z to approximately 450 feet to the west.

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MODOT’s Scott City Interchange Project Moving Forward

MoDOT has proposed an interchange that will provide access to south Scott City from Interstate 55.  The project has is funded and moving forward.  The proposed project includes 4,000’ of new roadway from Route 61 at Kelso to the existing Route PP overpass bridge.  Additionally, over a mile of new…

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Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Project – St Joseph

Blacksnake Creek Watershed [Click to Enlarge] The City of St. Joseph will start acquiring necessary easements for the Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Improvement Project. The long-awaited project will transport portion of the stormwater runoff in the Blacksnake Creek watershed directly to the Missouri River in place of the current system…

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North Point Prairie Road

  The County of St. Charles will be reconstructing a bridge while minimizing the amount of roadway realignment on North Point Prairie Road. Some additional right of way will be necessary to complete this [road project](/Eminent-Domain-Information/Highway-and-Road-Issues.html).

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