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Now that school is back in session at both Wardsville schools (Blair Oaks and St. Stanislaus), traffic is plentiful at the intersection of routes B, M and W. More than a decade ago, Chamber of Commerce officials ask MoDOT to make Route B a priority, but a lack of funding has left the road with no improvements.

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MoDOT: Funding unavailable to improve state-maintained roads in county

Two head-on collisions in eight days has renewed some Mid-Missourians’ concerns about the safety of state Route B. But because of funding issues, MoDOT officials say they have no plans or money to improve the highway.


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