Cass County Commission announces MoDOT plans for Cass County
By BRIAN L. BAKER
The Cass County Commission has been working with MoDOT to implement the Missouri Department of Transportation’s “Safe & Sound Bridge Program.” The Commission is pleased to announce that MoDOT will replace the decks on the bridges and make other structural improvements to 18 bridges throughout Cass County in the next five years.
In just a few short weeks since taking office, the new County Commission has taken fast steps to improve county services. MoDOT’s announcement coincides with the Commission’s effort to work more closely with the Cass County Roads Advisory Board and their plans to create a Road & Bridge Task Force. Associate Commissioner Brian Baker says the Commission is committed to moving forward hand-in-hand with citizens.
“Commissioner Bill Cook is organizing a task force that will review our road system, coordinate with MoDOT, and begin a long-term plan to improve and maintain our county roadways. Further, the Road Advisory Board and the task-force is an effort to include more citizens in the process. We are here to serve...and we want to walk side-by-side with the citizens of Cass County,” stated Baker.
MoDOT announced that four bridges will be fixed this year under the “Safe & Sound Bridge Program.” They include bridges on Route...
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