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Issues

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From city to city and town to town, a number of common issues have emerged as Missouri residents consider how to improve I-70. In this section you’ll find information about six issues at the heart of many I-70 questions and concerns.

In the Interchanges section, you’ll learn how access management measures, single point urban interchanges and roundabouts can provide for safer and more efficient travel on I-70.

The Construction section focuses on one of the most important factors in the I-70 improvement strategy – keeping all existing lanes open while new ones are being built. Here you’ll find graphics explaining how the construction process will be staged.

In the section entitled Trucks, you’ll find information about the current and projected volume of truck traffic on I-70 and how it might be managed to improve travel conditions.

On the Funding page, you’ll learn about strategies for funding improvements to I-70, including consideration of tolls.

The Enhancements section explains MoDOT’s plan for ensuring that major improvements to I-70 are “context-sensitive” and result in a cohesive “look” across the state.

The Noise section explains how this important issue will be evaluated during the Improve I-70 Studies and provides information about sound walls.


 

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