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A Better 54

Senator McCann of IL speaking to the group.

Hwy 54 Coalition Met In IL For Coalitions Monthly Meeting

From Mexico, MO to Louisiana, MO our residents and the traveling public need A BETTER 54.  A shared four-lane highway is being proposed by a group of concerned citizens to help this happen.  This site is designed to answer your questions.

Northeast Missouri needs to complete its extension of the US 54 corridor by upgrading it to a shared four-lane highway to support economic development, provide safer travel and provide more efficiency.

To learn more, please make sure you check out the Shared-4 Brochure and Shared-4 Video links.

The Hwy 54 Coalition meeting was hosted by the IL Economic Development Director/Board.The meeting was attended by both MO & IL Federal, State & County representatives.

Kevin James from MoDOT explaining the “Shared 4 Lane” concept.

Pictured is some of the representatives in attendance.

The Hwy 54 Coalition

meets the third Thursday of every month.

The Hwy 54 Coalition applied for MoDOT’s 2023 RAISE Grant  to improve US Hwy 54 In both Audrain & Pike Counties.

S & A Equipment & Builders was awarded the contract by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for $2,416,716.

Most recent openings on Hwy 54

Bassinger Corner  Construction began June 2022  Completed September 20, 2022 Scott’s Corner Construction began May 2019 Completed August 16, 2019

MoDOT has contracted with  Bartlett & West        

as lead consultant to perform study evaluating passing lane opportunities and or shared 4-lane improvements between Mexico and Louisiana.