State gets $2 million in quick release emergency funds to begin repairs to roads and bridges damaged by summer floods.
Closures will take place Sept. 6-8.
Bridge construction will close westbound I-670 in the downtown Kansas City loop between I-70 and I-35.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close exits from Interstates 44 and 270 this weekend for bridge reconstruction.
Westbound I-70 between I-670 and Admiral Boulevard will be closed from 8 p.m. June 1 to 5 a.m. June 2.
Gov. Sam Brownback issued an executive order until June 22, while Missouri has suspended certain trucking rules until June 2.
Fuel is not available at I-44 exit 11 and other truck services are unavailable in the Joplin area.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing the Mineola rest areas to begin converting them to truck parking only.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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