Missouri officials ask for outside ideas to rebuild I-70, fund transportation

State transportation officials hope some creative thinking and new technology will come up with the best way to rebuild I-70; hopefully one that the state can afford. They’re asking for anyone with ideas for the interstate’s future, and for funding Missouri’s roads and bridges, to submit them to the Transportation Department.

The Department has identified a team that will seek and evaluate ideas from the private sector. The project is being called “Road to Tomorrow.”

Department Chief Engineer Ed Hassinger says any company or person with an idea is being asked to share.

Read more from the MissouriNet blog page here.