MoDOT: I-70 expansion may push traffic to other routes

FILE - Vehicles travel along Interstate 70 near Odessa, Mo., Jan. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Jefferson City may see an increase in traffic as the state performs a long-term project to widen its most popular interstate highway.

The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to break ground on Interstate 70 by February 2024.