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Road Conditions

According to the latest TRIP analysis of FHWA data, Missouri's overall road conditions are moderate to slightly concerning.

  • 25% of state roads are considered to be in poor condition.
  • 27% of state roads are considered to be in mediocre condition.
  • 18% of state roads are considered to be in fair condition.
  • 30% of state roads are considered to be in good condition.
Bridge Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Missouri's overall bridge conditions are moderate. 9% of state bridges are considered to be in poor condition, 49% are in fair condition, and 42% are considered to be in good shape, ranking the state as 18th in the nation according to the American Road Transportation Builders Association's deficiency rank (which takes into account the District of Columbia, as well as Puerto Rico).

There are 24,494 bridges in the state, comprising 10,746,879 sq meters of overall bridge deck area.

Funding Report

Apportionments under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act:

2018 Total: $996,486,818.00

2019 Total: $1,022,378,386.00

2020 Total (estimated, before post-apportionment set-asides, penalties, and sequestration): $1,048,407,455.00

State Gas Tax (including any ancillary fees): 17.42 cents per gallon

1.20/1.13
Number of Road Fatalities per 100 Million Miles Traveled Vs. U.S. Average
These numbers break down as:

1.54/1.67 Rural
0.94/0.86 Urban
921
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018
512/409
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018 - Rural vs. Urban

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NO. 5 BRIDGE: Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River (U.S. Hwy 54)
The new bridge was opened Aug. 3 to much public fanfare. The great grandchildren of Champ Clark himself were on hand for the opening, along with 600 other people. The demo of the old structure was underway as of this writing, with deck removal complete.
Originally completed in 1928, the Champ Clark Bridge—so named for a former Missouri Speaker of the House—stood as a landmark along the Mississippi…
November 05, 2019
In the olden days of the 20th century, the only way to recover a stolen car was to call the police and cross your fingers. These days, common…
September 04, 2019

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