The very east end of High Street in Jefferson City is expected to open for traffic early next week, only to be replaced by other closures in the area as $2.5 million in improvements to High Street wind towards completion. Read More

Aplex Inc. will be conducting street, sanitary sewer, and other related work associated with the East High Street Improvements 2020. As a result, Olive Street between Park Ave. and East High Street will be closed. This closure will begin on Monday January 18, 2021 at 8 a.m. and is anticipate… Read More

Due to construction, closures along E. High St., between Locust St. and E. McCarty St., will occur through the end of the summer, according to city officials. Road closed and detour signs will be posted with the active work zones. Read More

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New pavement on US 63 between US 50 and Rolla is expected to be completed over the next few weeks, but the work will require traffic delays and single-lane closures. Read More

Pavement and safety improvements, including guardrail and guard cable installation, are expected to continue on Route 54 between Stadium Blvd. and Route AA in Miller County throughout the summer. Read More

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Missouri American Water Company will be conducting water line work on East High Street.  As a result, the East High Street - S. Lincoln Street intersection will be closed to thru traffic and detour signs will be posted. This closure will begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 8 a.m. and is antic… Read More

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Missouri American Water Company will be conducting water line work on East High Street.  As a result, the East High Street - Vetter Ln. intersection will be closed to thru traffic and detour signs will be posted. This closure will begin on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 8 a.m. and is anticipated t… Read More

Beginning Monday, May 11, Goodwin Brothers Construction Co will be closing West Main Street, between Fulkerson Street and Brooks Street, for water treatment plant improvements.  Motorists are urged to find alternate routes.  Detour signs will be posted. Read More

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Missouri American Water Company will be conducting water line work on East High Street.  As a result, the East High Street - Gordon Street intersection will be closed to thru traffic and detour signs will be posted.  At least one-way access to/from the Gordon leg with the cul-de-sac will be … Read More

On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Ken Sandbothe Plumbing will be completing a water and sewer hook-up on E. Ashley Street.  As a result, Jackson Street will be closed between Hickory and E. Ashley Street at 08:00 am Wednesday, May 6 and will reopen Wednesday by 05:00 pm.  Motorists are urged to fin… Read More

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Dunklin Street is closed again as crews resume work to replace the Dunklin Street bridge and complete improvements in the area that began last April. Read More

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Almost $2.5 million in improvements next year to East High Street in downtown Jefferson City moved forward this month when the city council approved a construction contract with Aplex, Inc. to complete the work. Read More

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Tanner Bridge Road, one of the highest traveled two-lane roads in Cole County is open again. Don Schnieders Excavating has completed improvements near the Tara Road intersection, which included realignment of the intersection. Residents had to detour onto Route B during part of the construct… Read More

MoDOT crews plan to replace a bridge on Old Forge Road. Old Forge Road is located in Eugene, Missouri off Old Bass Road. The bridge was built in 1930 and has weakened over the years and is in need of replacement. The project is expected to go up for bid at the end of 2019 or beginning of 202… Read More

Cole County plans to begin a project in 2020 to replace deteriorated pipes and sewer drains on Woodway Court and Woodway Drive in 2020. Woodway Drive is located off Westview Drive and Woodway Court is located off Woodway Drive. Once pipes and sewer drains are replaced crews also plan to mill… Read More

The City of Jefferson City is currently in discussion with Cole County about the possibility of reconstructing the Militia Drive rail crossing. This work would be part of an ongoing work on the rail spur at Morris Packaging at 6850 Algoa Rd. The city and county current have an agreement to s… Read More

MoDOT crews began working on the southbound U.S. 63 bridge over Gans Creek, south of Columbia, Missouri, Oct. 21. Construction will reduce traffic to one lane and motorists are advised to slow down and pay attention. Motorists are also advised to follow any posted signs in the work zones. Th… Read More

Along with bridge maintenance MoDOT crews also began shoulder work on a number of ramps to US 50 Sept. 23. Crews are working on the South Country Club Drive ramp and the Truman Boulevard ramp to US 50. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible as crews will be working around… Read More

Jefferson City Public Works plans to improve sections of East High Street from Pine Street to Vetter Lane. The project will involve replacing some of the stormwater systems in the area as well as replacing curbs and gutters. Sidewalks along the street will also be rebuilt along with some ret… Read More

MoDOT crews began work on the US 50 Sept. 25. Crews will be working on to maintain bridges on the highway starting 0.62 miles before Dix Road south and ending about 0.33 miles after U.S 63 south. Work will be done around the clock and seven days a week with work slated to be finished Novembe… Read More

Outer Road 50 is currently undergoing milling and resurfacing in a number of areas across the road. MoDOT crews started working to remove the old top layer of asphalt from the road Sept. 23 crews will then relay new asphalt on the road. At Outer Road 50 west work begins less than 0.01 miles … Read More

MoDOT crews began working on the Dix Road bridge over Highway 50 in Jefferson City Sept. 25. The project is meant to repair and make improvements to the bridge. Work will take place night and day with single lane closures on Dix Road and on Highway 50 at night between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m until … Read More

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Construction started October on the first phase of safety improvements on Tanner Bridge Road. Don Schnieders Excavating was awarded a contract to make improvements near the Tara Road intersection as well as realign the intersection. The work is part of a multi-phase project to make safety im… Read More

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MoDOT crews began working on Big Horn Drive Sept. 23. Crews will be placing a sealant over the road to provide a layer of protein from things like water, oils and ultraviolet rays. Work will begin 0.17 miles before US 50 west and end 0.19 miles before US 50 east. The project is expected to b… Read More

Construction crews will be repairing pavement on Industrial Drive between Brooks and McCarty streets Oct. 16 and 17. The road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and during this time motorists should find an alternate route. The road is scheduled to reopen Oct. 18. Read More

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Construction crews will be working on pavement repair on the southbound exit ramp on U.S 54 at McCarty Street. Repairs are scheduled to take place Oct. 16 and 17 with the ramp closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during this time. The ramp is projected … Read More

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MoDOT crews began milling and resurfacing work on South Country Club Drive Sept. 23. Construction crews will remove the old top layer of asphalt from the road and replace it with new asphalt. Work will begin 0.19 before Business 50 west and end 0.01 after West Truman Boulevard. The project i… Read More

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MoDOT crews will begin resurfacing Horner Road Sept. 23. The work will begin less than 0.01 mile after Big Horn Drive north and end less than 0.01 miles after South Country Club Drive north. Work is projected to be finished November first. Read More

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Starting Sept. 12 MoDot construction crews will begin working on the northbound lanes of the Katy Trail bridge and the Gans Creek bridge, between Jefferson City and Columbia, Missouri. Traffic will be reduced to one lane while work takes place. The project is expected to be completed in Octo… Read More

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Construction crews have been working on Ellis Boulevard since February and the project is slated to end November first. The road is undergoing microsurfacing to help preserve and protect the underlying structure and provide a new driving surface. The work zone begins less than .01 miles befo… Read More

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A roundabout is currently in the design phase. It is expected to be placed at the intersection of Dunklin and Clark Street. According to Jefferson City Engineer David Bange, the project will not begin construction until spring 2020 or later due to the funding required. Read More

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Construction crews have also been working Outer Road 54 since February and the work is projected to be completed by November first. The road is undergoing microsurfacing to create a new, smoother driving surface. The construction zone starts .57 miles before Route C west and less than .01 mi… Read More

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Route C has been undergoing a milling and resurfacing process since February. Construction crews have removed the old top layer of asphalt from the road and will be replacing it with new asphalt. The project is expected to end by November first with crews working around the clock, Monday thr… Read More

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Don Schnieder Construction crews are continuing to work on replacing the Dunklin Street bridge and the accompanying road from Broadway to Missouri Boulevard. According to Jefferson City Engineer David Bange, the project was contractually scheduled to end fall 2019, however, due to high rainf… Read More

Upcoming Events

Runge Nature Center

Put on your hiking shoes and travel to Cosmo Park in Columbia to join a guided hike along the Bear Creek Trail. Trail: Four miles, easy. Meet at the Runge Nature Center and follow our hike leaders to the location or meet at the trailhead. Hike leaders will contact participants before the hike to give directions if needed. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, and pack a lunch/snack. Masks are required. Registration required. Ages 18 and up.

American Legion Post 5

Every Wednesday through January, serving 5-7 p.m. Barbecue, hot, Asian and plain wings. 75 cents each. Sides $1. Happy hour from 4:30-6:30. Public welcome.

Windstone Entertainment Center

The dance band “Shades of Blue” will be playing their classic 50’s, 60’s and 70’s country, rock, R&B and pop. Jay Finley will be on bass/vocals, David Schwarzer on drums/vocals, and Tom Whittle on guitar/keyboards/vocals

Marion Access

Venture over to Marion Access, north of Jefferson City, to get a chance to view wild Bald Eagles and learn about their conservation success. Runge will provide spotting scopes and binoculars. This program is limited in participants due to the COVID pandemic. Registration is required and everyone participating MUST register in only one time slot. All Ages. Directions will be e-mailed to participants before the program. Time slots at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. 

Binder Park

Trumpeter Swans are the largest and one of the most beautiful birds in Missouri. A conservation success story, this bird fought its way back from a population of 69 in 1935 to well over 63,000 in North America. Celebrate this magnificent comeback by observing these swans at Binder Lake in Jefferson City through provided spotting scopes and binoculars (if needed). NOTE: Due to our inability to forecast when Trumpeter swans arrive at Binder, this is a short-notice program to be held someti…

Capital Bluffs Event Center

You can help ensure the future of wildlife for future generations at the Summit Ridge Longbeards dinner. Opens at 5:30 pm. Dinner at 7 p.m. 

Millbottom Event Center

Join us as we celebrate the Promise of Community Action and our mission to help people help themselves and each other. The Promise Gala is a new fundraising event focused on supporting the work of Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA). You will enjoy good food, wine, and beer and learn about the many services offered through CMCA. You will also hear from and meet a family that was positively impacted by CMCA and who is now giving back through their work with the organization.

Knights of Columbus

Entry fee is $25 per team, $35 after Jan. 25. Payout for 1st Place Team. Cash bar and food available. Register at website.

The Linc
$5

The largest bridal show in Central Missouri was originally planned for January but is now scheduled for Feb. 28 at a new larger location - and The Linc in Jefferson City. Exhibit hours are noon-4 p.m. The spectacular runway show is 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5. (5 years old and under free.)