July 28, 2014 - Industry News
The freight brokerage firm Total Quality Logistics has selected St. Louis to open its new office, giving it locations in 14 states.
Tags: Missouri, Fleets, Logistics, Total Quality Logistics
July 15, 2014 - Industry News
A Memphis, Tenn., business owner pleaded guilty in federal court in Springfield, Mo. on Monday to his role in a cargo theft scheme that included a theft in West Plains, Mo.
Tags: Tennessee, Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Cargo Theft
July 8, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-44 in both directions from Broadway to the Poplar Street Bridge in St. Louis this weekend.
Tags: Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri, I-44, Interstate 44, St. Louis
June 12, 2014 - Industry News
The Laclede Group has debuted its first Spire Natural Gas Fueling station near Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
Tags: Fueling Station, Missouri, I-70, Laclede, Interstate 70, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG
June 10, 2014 - Industry News
The westbound truck parking facility at Mineola, Mo., located at mile marker 170 on Interstate 70, opened this week for commercial vehicles with an additional 40 spaces bringing the total number of parking spots to 64.
Tags: Drivers, Missouri, Safety & Compliance, I-70, Interstate 70, Truck Parking
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation has launched the next phase of the Missouri Freight Plan to engage business and local leaders, along with freight and industry stakeholders, in a discussion regarding funding of Missouri's freight infrastructure.
Tags: Infrastructure, Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri, Highways, Freight
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate 64 in two places in the Chesterfield Valley, west of the St. Louis area, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4.
Tags: Missouri, Detours, Road Construction, I-64, Interstate 64
February 10, 2014 - Industry News
This past weekend marked the official opening of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. The monumental $695 million bridge provides a different way for millions of drivers to cross the Mississippi River between Illinois and Missouri.
Tags: Missouri, Illinois, I-70, I-55, Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation has launched the Missouri Freight Plan, the next step in a process started last year to develop the state's long-range transportation plan.
Tags: Infrastructure, Missouri, Fleets, Highways, Freight
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
The owner, operator, and president of East, St. Louis, Ill.-based Clark Trucking and Excavation was sentenced to 33 months in prison late last week.
Tags: Drivers, Missouri, Fleets, Fraud, Crime
January 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-70 downtown between Pine Street and the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, weather permitting.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Highway Construction
While record-setting cold weather has let up across many affected portions of the United States, the number of waivers to trucking rules issued by states continues growing.
Tags: Minnesota, Regulations, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Vermont, New Hampshire, Kentucky, Safety and Compliance, FMCSA, New York
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainly hours of service rules, when it comes to hauling various fuels.
Tags: Drivers, Minnesota, Regulations, Michigan, Hours of Service, New Jersey, Arkansas, Vermont, New Hampshire, Safety and Compliance, Weather, Massachusetts, Maine, Ohio, Missouri, Oklahoma
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Interstate 70, Truck Parking
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
Citing safety and economic benefits, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Road Construction, Truck Parking
September 10, 2013 - Industry News
An area of East St. Louis is likely to see major delays for drivers this week on I-64 and I-55/70 due to the level of road construction, according to the Mid-West Truckers Association.
Tags: Road Construction, St. Louis, Missouri, I-64, I-70, I-55, Highways
August 9, 2013 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor are beginning the process of returning Interstate 70 at the Blanchette Missouri River Bridge in St. Charles, just northwest of St. Louis, back to its normal configuration of five lanes in each direction on two bridges.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Interstate 70
August 8, 2013 - Industry News
All lanes of Interstate 44 at mile marker 172 near Jerome are open. Route 63 at Westphalia has also re-opened after being closed due to flooding.
Tags: Missouri, I-44, Interstate 44
August 7, 2013 - Industry News
Flooding closed Interstate 44 at mile marker 172 near the city of Jerome early Wednesday morning. In addition, Route 63 is now closed in two locations: south of Vienna in Maries County and at Westphalia in Osage County, further complicating detour routes, according to the Missori Department of Transportation.
June 18, 2013 - Industry News
Work on the U.S. 51 Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Illinois will begin sometime after July 7 according to the Kentucky DOT. The nature of the work will limit the bridge to a 7-foot maximum load width, which excludes all but passenger vehicles from the crossing for about 60 days.
Tags: Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Detours
June 14, 2013 - Industry News
The asset-light transportation and logistics service provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems is opening service centers in Kansas City, Mo., and Buffalo, N.Y.
Tags: LTL, Fleets, Roadrunner Transportation, Missouri, New York
June 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended a regional emergency in areas of Oklahoma affected by a series of tornados that hit the area as early as May 18.
Tags: FMCSA, Missouri, Oklahoma, Disaster Relief
May 31, 2013 - Industry News
Diamond International of Springfield, a local International Truck dealership, has opened its new location at 2635 E. Diamond Street in Springfield, Mo. A formal grand opening featuring Nascar driver Jamie McMurray will be held on July 9.
Tags: Navistar, Natural Gas Vehicles, Missouri, Liquefied Natural Gas, Dealers
May 8, 2013 - Industry News
The eastbound and westbound I-44 rest areas near Halltown, Mo., at mile marker 50, between Springfield and Joplin will close May 29 and will be converted to a truck parking facility.
Tags: Missouri, Rest Areas, Truck Parking, Highways
March 28, 2013 - Industry News
Only one lane will be open for traffic on westbound Interstate 70 at the Blanchette Missouri River Bridge in St. Louis, mile marker 230, from 11 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Saturday due to pavement repair.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Highways
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