MoDot Seeks Public Input to Improve U.S. 54
JEFFERSON CITY - After a high number of fatalities and severe injuries, the Missouri Department of Transportation is holding a public hearing to discuss safety improvements for U.S. 54 between Route 17 and 179. MoDot is seeking input for eleven intersection modifications. It has five million dollars in federal funding for improvements. The hearing will be held in the elementary school cafeteria of the Cole R-V school district in Eugene.
The workshops start every fifteen minutes beginning at 3:30 p.m. Each workshop lasts an hour and the last workshop begins at 6 p.m. A formal presentation will be made during each session and the public is asked to provide input and comment. Improvements won't start until mid 2011 and will take one year to complete.
MoDot is looking to improve the intersections at Route E, Pleasant Hill Road and West Brazito Road, Monticello Road and Goller Road, Heritage Highway and Buffalo Road, Honey Creek Road/Heritage Highway and Peschang Parkway, Shepard Hills Road and Route CC, Route D, and Cassidy Road. To see the public's comments from today's meeting visit MoDOT's official website for more information.