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The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission on Tuesday awarded contracts for several Mid-Missouri projects during its regular meeting. The projects included:

• The rehabilitation of six bridges along U.S. 63 in Boone and Callaway counties. Capital Paving and Construction was awarded the contract, after submitting the low bid of $3,653,798.

Under the contract, the following bridges on U.S. 63 will undergo rehabilitation: Route AC (Grindstone Parkway) over 63, northbound and southbound bridges over Gans Creek, northbound bridge over Bonne Femme Creek, northbound bridge over Turkey Creek, northbound bridge over Katy Trail, and southbound bridge over Cedar Creek.

The work is expected to begin this summer, with all six bridges expected to be complete in the spring of 2020.

• A contract to repair two slides along roads in Callaway County.

Gene Haile Excavating was awarded the contract to repair roadside areas in the following locations: U.S. 54 at Hillers Creek, north of Route J, and Missouri 94, east of Portland.

The contractor submitted the low bid of $214,063.

Work is expected to begin this spring and be complete in the fall. The work is expected to have minimal traffic impact along U.S. 54. However, Missouri 94 could be closed for up to four days.

• A contract for improvements to Missouri 52 in Miller County.

Gene Haile Excavating was awarded the contract for grading and pavement improvements to Missouri 52 between Eldon and Hickey roads, west of Eldon. The contractor submitted the low bid of $447,097.

Work on the road will take place during the summer. When a start date is established, MoDOT will alert the public about the project through signs, news releases and social media.

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