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City takes steps towards improving intersection – Long-awaited repairs to be considered

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:37 pm

The intersection of West Champ Clark Drive and Business Highway 61 is arguably one of Bowling Green’s most dreaded, yet heavily travelled. Fortunately for area residents and visitors, this juncture may see much needed improvements sooner than previously anticipated. “The City, and most of its residents, are well aware of the on-going problems with the Champ Clark/Business 61 intersection,” said City Administrator Dan Lang. “When we began the paving project,

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  • Roadwork scheduled near Cyrene

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Weather permitting, Wednesday, Dec. 3, MoDOT crews will close Pike County Route HH from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to replace two culverts. Route HH will be closed in the morning approximately .6 mile from US Route 61 to just east of Pike County Road 308, and in the afternoon Route HH will be closed from Pike County Road 308 to approximately .1 mile east of Pike County Road 344.

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  • Ditch work on Business 61

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Weather permitting, Tuesday, Dec. 2, MoDOT crews will be cleaning ditches Business Route 61 in Bowling Green from Missouri Route 161 intersection to the roundabout near Wal-Mart. Traffic will be one lane from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with cautionary signs and flaggers at the work zone. Please slow down and use extra caution when traveling through the work zone. This work is weather dependent and could be delayed or

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  • City reflects on paving project

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Dan Lang, City Administrator   The City of Bowling Green has made great strides in its 2014 City-Wide Paving Program. Champ Clark Drive, Court Street and Centennial have all been milled and repaved. The next street on the list to be completed will be the portion of Main Cross Street from Champ Clark to Mae Street. Other streets under the 2014 program include portions of 15th Street, Church Street, Main

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  • Preparing for winter weather – City, county, and state road maintenance teams geared up

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    The area’s city, county, and state road crews are ready for what some are suspecting to be a severe winter. With winter weather striking early in the Pike County area, the topic was on crews’ minds earlier than it may have been otherwise. However, they aren’t letting the early start to the season scare them. “We’re in good shape for this year,” explained Pike County Road and Bridge supervisor Sean

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  • Lady Cats bring home fourth place – First state trophy in girls XC history

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Bowling Green’s Lady Cats cross country team brought home the first state trophy in the team’s history following Saturday’s meet in Jefferson City. The team, who placed fourth, is as follows (from left): Head Coach Matt Chance, Erin Martin, Teagan Tinsley, Hannah Grote, Nichole Bruni, Lauren Sparks, Sierra St. Aubyn, Kelsey Finley, Michaela Knight, Dakota Hipes, and Assistant Coach Virginia Ream.

    Lagemann, Grote, Finley make All-State The Lady Cats cross country team has achieved an accomplishment unprecendented by any other team in the school’s history. The girls brought home the fourth place title from Saturday’s State meet in Jefferson City – the first state trophy in girls cross country history. “It was just an awesome day and experience for our girls team. The entire girls team ran their best race of

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  • Elkhorn bridge reopened

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    At approximately 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, MoDOT and its contractor reopened the Elkhorn Creek Bridge located north of Buell in Montgomery County. The bridge has been closed since Sept. 15 due to an inspection revealing one pier missing 50 percent of steel, making it unsafe to cross. Repairs have been completed and the bridge is now reopened to traffic. MoDOT and its contractor appreciate motorists’, area farmers’ and businesses’

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