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Public invited to discuss priority unfunded transportation needs

                  Missouri’s transportation system is a tremendous asset including 33,825 miles of roads and 10,387 bridges. The system ranks among the largest for any state in the nation. The Missouri Department of Transportation working with its statewide regional planning partners has identified $1 billion in annual unfunded needs. From the broader unfunded needs, MoDOT has developed a High Priority Unfunded Needs list to guide the development of projects into funded projects as state and federal transportation funds increase.

Public invited to discuss priority unfunded transportation needs

                  Missouri’s transportation system is a tremendous asset including 33,825 miles of roads and 10,387 bridges. The system ranks among the largest for any state in the nation. The Missouri Department of Transportation working with its statewide regional planning partners has identified $1 billion in annual unfunded needs. From the broader unfunded needs, MoDOT has developed a High Priority Unfunded Needs list to guide the development of projects into funded projects as state and federal transportation funds increase.

Ribbon cutting held for Judy May's Artisan Market

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies with the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce were held recently for Judy May’s Artisan Market.

Tucker named Dealer of the Year nominee

            Mike Tucker, vice president of Hutcheson Ford, has been nominated for the 2023 TIME Dealer of the Year award. He is one of 48 dealer nominees from across the county who will be honored at the 106th annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) show in Dallas on January 27, when the nationwide winner will be announced.

State announces grants for water infrastructure

           Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Friday the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will award $410 million to help improve drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as well as lead service line inventories throughout the state. St. James had applied for funding, as did other Phelps County cities, with most not being approved.

Flett family donates to Wreaths Across America

Members of the Flett family donated $8,250 to the local chapter of Wreaths Across America on Thursday, November 17. Funds were raised through the third annual Carol Flett for Veterans golf tournament on October 10, with the goal to pay for this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony.