An extensive slide occurred on Lower Bottom Road due to heavy rains last summer. The project included excavation of all poor soils and backfill with shot rock. Also included other items related to the stabilization work. Project area was then resurfaced and guardrails added.
Business 50 West
Project included updated roadway complete with curb and gutter; new pavement; drainage inlets and sidewalks.
Mt Carmel Rd
Mt Carmel Rd upgrade work done from end of pavement at Hwy 54 to Old Bass Rd. Gravel Rd widened and upgraded to pavement. Road was realigned in places to eliminate dangerous curves for safety purposes.
Walnut Acres Bridge
The new bridge was constructed by the Cole County Public Works Department in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Funding for this project came from the Cole County ½-Cent Sales Tax for Capital Improvements and the Federal Highway Bridge Program administered by MoDOT.
The improvements consisted primarily of stormwater modifications to improve deteriorated drainage structures and provide better street drainage. The project also included some curb and gutter repair and street asphalt overlay.
Pioneer Trail Elementary Sidewalk
This project involved construction of a new sidewalk from Business 50 to Hunters Run Road along Pioneer Trail Drive and Rainbow Drive. Partial funding for the project came from a $250,000 through the MoDOT Safe Routes to Schools program. Additional funding came from the County’s ½ Cent Sales Tax for Capital Improvements.