Farm Bureau questions MoDOT plan

Even as state Transportation Department officials hold public meetings to explain their proposal to save money by cutting back on operations, the Missouri Farm Bureau’s leaders wants MoDOT to slow down.

“It stands to reason that rural Missourians are having doubts about MoDOT continuing services and conducting routine maintenance, if rural district offices and maintenance sheds are closed,” said Blake Hurst, Missouri Farm Bureau president after the board of directors met Monday.

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Hurst said the Farm Bureau understands that ....

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