Missouri Department of Transportation

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Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)
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Agency overview
Formed 1907
Superseding agency
  • Missouri Highway and Transportation Department
Headquarters Jefferson City, Missouri
Employees 5,511 [1]
Annual budget $2.6 Billion (expenditures, FY 2012)[2]
Agency executive
  • Patrick K. McKenna [3], director
Parent agency State of Missouri
Website http://www.modot.org
Missouri Department of Transportation workers set up road block signs in Boone County to warn drivers of the flooding

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT — pronounced "MO-dot") is a state government organization in charge of maintaining public roadways of the U.S. state of Missouri.

MoDOT has been one of the leaders in the construction of the diverging diamond interchange, having built the first such interchange in the United States (June 2009 in Springfield) and the most of any state (six as of September 2012).

MoDOT director Kevin Keith stepped down from the position for an undisclosed medical reason on March 21, 2013, and will retire effective July 1. He has been director since November 2010. Former chief engineer, Dave Nichols, took over as interim director and was appointed director on April 2, 2013. [3][4]

Regional Districts[edit]

MoDOT operates seven districts throughout the state:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tracker" (PDF). MoDOT. April 2012. p. 3. 
  2. ^ "Financial Snapshot" (PDF). MoDOT. October 2012. pp. 4,6. 
  3. ^ a b "'MoDOT Leadership'". Dec 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "MoDOT Leadership". MoDOT. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 

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