Three-way stop created at busy Holts Summit intersection

MoDOT: Design to improve safety near U.S. 54 ramp

Dale Baumhoer, a MoDOT safety employee, is shown at the U.S. 54 eastbound off ramp at Route OO and Route AA. “Be Prepared to Stop” signs were removed after local residents became familiar with the new stop signs at the intersection.

Dale Baumhoer, a MoDOT safety employee, is shown at the U.S. 54 eastbound off ramp at Route OO and Route AA. “Be Prepared to Stop” signs were removed after local residents became familiar with the new stop signs at the intersection. Photo by Don Norfleet.

Heavy traffic on a U.S. 54 off ramp has prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to erect all-way stop signs in Holts Summit at the intersection of the U.S. 54 eastbound ramp at Route AA and Route OO.

Holts Summit area motorists were surprised that a stop sign suddenly appeared on the frequently traveled route. Garrett Depue, a MoDOT traffic studies specialist, said the intersection is unusual because it has more traffic from the U.S. 54 off ramp than the overpass that carries Route AA and Route OO.

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