MIL-OSI USA: U.S. Route 60 Intersection Improvements Focus of Public Meetings Starting June 17

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Source: US State of Missouri

Monett – The public is invited to participate in public meetings, either in-person or virtual (online), starting Monday, June 17, to learn more about plans to make intersection improvements along U.S. Route 60 in Newton and Barry counties, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

The virtual (online) meeting will be available for two weeks from Monday, June 17, until Monday, July 1, and can be accessed at

The in-person meeting will be held 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, June 25 at the Monett Park Casino, 101 S. Lincoln Ave., in Monett.

A second in-person public meeting on this project will be held in Neosho, Tuesday, July 9. Time and location for that meeting will be released at a later date.

Beginning in the spring of 2025, contractor crews will make intersection improvements at these six (6) locations along Route 60 in Newton and Barry counties:

  • In Newton County
    • Turn lanes at Routes Y/CC
    • Turn lanes at Hammer Road west of I-49
    • Turn lane at Oak Ridge Drive in Neosho
    • Roundabout at Newton County Route HH east of Neosho
    • Turn lanes at Routes M/W east of Granby
  • In Barry County
    • Roundabout at Missouri Route 97 in Barry County near Monett Regional Airport in 2026

The estimated cost of the project is $13.8 million. 

Those unable to access either the in-person or online public meetings are encouraged to contact MoDOT’s Southwest District Office at 417.895.7600 and accommodations will be made to share the information and gather feedback. 


For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit

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