Things have been going well in the first two months since Transportation Department administrators won the Highways and Transportation commissioners' approval to "rightsize" the department's operations, commissioners were told last week.
Chief Engineer Dave Nichols - MoDOT's No. 2 administrator - explained: "When you approved the "Bolder 5-Year Direction' plan (in June), we began implementation immediately. ...
One-fourth of all the cuts are expected to affect the Jefferson City area, between reductions at MoDOT,s Central Office and at the Central District office, 1515 Missouri Blvd.
Throughout the state, MoDOT employees are being re-interviewed for positions in the re-organized department.