(Jefferson City) – A number of road improvements will be taking place across the region after the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved over $10 million in improvements for the region on Tuesday.
The projects are included in the 2014-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, also known as the “STIP,” that was approved in Jefferson City.
Paving improvements from Route 160 to the Arkansas State Line ($1 million); Paving improvements from Route KK to Highway 63 ($806,000); scoping for intersection improvements at Howell Avenue in West Plains.
Paving improvements west of Route 5 in Ava ($51,000); pavement, drainage and pedestrian improvements from 12th Avenue to Washington Avenue in Ava ($1.45 million); Pavement improvements from south of Route A in Douglas County to Route 160 in Gainesville ($2 million).
Pavement improvements from the bridge over Brushy Creek to just north of the bridge over Indian Creek in Houston ($1.74 million); pavement improvements from Route 32 to Route E ($2.9 million).
Pavement improvements from Route H to Route 21 ($3.7 million); Pavement improvements from Route 60 to Route 160 ($1.5 million); scoping for bridge improvements over Sinking Creek 3 miles south of Route E, including Bridge H0079
Pavement improvements from Route M to Route 160 ($874,000).
Bridge improvements on Bridge K0817 over Bull Shoals Lake near Theodosia ($5.4 million); Bridge improvements on Bridge S0476 over Pond Fork south of Route D ($948,000); Replacing bridge N0670 over the North Fork River ($1.7 million).
Signal and interchange ramp improvements at Route 95 in Mountain Grove ($816,000); Pavement improvements from the Webster County line to Route 95 in Mountain Grove ($12.8 million); Pavement improvements from Whetstone Creek to Cabool ($8.3 million); Pavement improvements from Route 60 west of Mountain Grove to Route 60 east of Mountain Grove ($693,000); Pavement improvements from Business 60 to Clouse Street in Mountain Grove ($142,000).
The total for the STIP program is slated to cost roughly $700 million, and will start in 2014