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Maywood-Mississippi River Crossing Transmission Line Project

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission and Ameren Missouri are planning a new transmission line through a portion of Marion County. The Maywood-Mississippi River Crossing (MMRX) Project includes the construction of approximately nine miles of 345-kV transmission line from ATXI’s existing Maywood substation near Palmyra,…

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Ameren Fairport-Denny-Iowa/Missouri Border Transmission Line Project

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission and Ameren Missouri are planning a new transmission line that includes approximately 53 miles of new transmission lines across northern Missouri. It also includes building a new substation and upgrades to existing substations. The program includes two projects: one…

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City of Union seeks help MoDOT for proposed Highway 47 projects

The City of Union is looking for more help from the Missouri Department of Transportation on dealing with Highway 47 project. The city of Union is currently working with Franklin County, and MoDOT’s planned improvements of a 12.7-mile stretch of Highway 47 from Washington, south through Union, to St. Clair….

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Route 47 in Lincoln County, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is proposing safety improvements on Route 47 in Lincoln County from Route H/J intersection in Troy to the Route A/D intersection in Hawk Point in Lincoln County. The proposed improvements include the realignment of curves at select locations, the addition of paved shoulders, intersection…

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Route 95 in Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is proposing a road widening project from Route 95 near the U.S. 60 Interchange to Business 60 through Mountain Grove. This project will include a center turn lane and access points along the corridor will be moved and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sidewalks…

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NE and NW Missouri Cooperatives plan 161kv Transmission Project

Project: Zachary-Locust Creek Transmission NW Electric Power Cooperative and Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative are working to establish the location for a new 161 kV transmission line from Ameren’s (ATXI) Zachary Substation near Kirksville to the Locust Creek substation near Milan. The line may be increased by Ameren to 345kv…

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Rolla moving forward with Highway 72 extension plans

The city of Rolla, Missouri is continuing to from move forward with the plans to extend Highway 72 (Kingshighway) in connection with the Rolla West project. This project will require the purchase of 26-28 properties.  It will be a no-access highway extensionout to Kingshighway in the vicinity of the Buehler Park….

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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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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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Ameren announces Mark Twain Transmission final route

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (Ameren) announced that it has selected a final route for its Mark Twain Transmission Project.   Landowners affected by the route can expect to be notified by letter.  The route maps are found below. The project calls for construction of a 345,000-volt transmission line from Palmyra,…

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Missourians discuss Mark Twain Transmission Project

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois plans to build a 345 kv electric transmission line from Palmyra to the Iowa border in northeast Missouri, and a new substation in Kirksville.  There will be a slight increase in rates for Ameren customers, but Ameren claims that benefits will be construction jobs, access…

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Multiple Counties in Kansas and Missouri: Grain Belt Express Clean Line

Grain Belt Express Clean Line has finalized its proposed route for its electric transmission line.  In Missouri, the route is proposed to go through Buchanan County, Clinton County, Caldwell County, Carroll County, Chariton County, Randolph County, Monroe County and Ralls County.  The proposed direct current transmission lines beginning in Spearville,…

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SWEPCO’s Route 109 through southern Missouri Ozarks closer to reality

Earlier this year, an Arkansas public service judge moved the Southwestern Electric Power Company’s plan to construct a 345kv regional power line through Missouri just north of the Arkansas border.  The route may effect parts of Barry and McDonald Counties in Southwest Missouri.  The project would include the acquisition of right of way easements…

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Midwest Transmission Project – KCP&L

KCP&L (Kansas City Power & Light) is currently acquiring property for a new 345-kv electric transmission line from the Sibley, Missouri substation to Nebraska City, Nebraska. A new Mullin Creek substation is planned for south of Maryville, Missouri. The new overhead transmission line will be approximately 180 miles long, and…

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