Some projects on MoDOT's list

Saturday, December 6, 2008

The Missouri Department of Transportation issued this list Friday of projects the could move forward if Congress passes a national economic stimulus package of at least $25 billion.

* Cape Girardeau County, SEMO Port: Construct new rail line above flood region. $1 million.

* New Madrid County, New Madrid Port: Construct railroad extension and warehouse. $2 million.

* Pemiscot County, Highway 55: Pavement rehabilitation on northbound lanes from Arkansas state line to Interstate 155. $11 million.

* Pemiscot/New Madrid Counties, Highway 55: Pavement rehabilitation on northbound and southbound lanes from I-155 to Scott County. $22 million.

* Scott County, Sikeston Memorial Municipal Airport: Overlay runway at Sikeston Airport. $3 million.

* Statewide minor routes: Provide 700 to 1,400 miles of pavement improvements to statewide lettered rural routes. $30 million to $60 million.

* Statewide transit: Purchase 200 public transit vehicles statewide. $10 million to $20 million.

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