When the Missouri Department of Transportation plans larger scale projects or those that will heavily impact traffic flow, they announced a public comment period. Area Engineer Bob Lynch said they rely on comments from the public to make certain decisions on projects. He said no matter where you live in the state, your comments and concerns on projects are taken seriously..

The Missouri Department of Transportation posts notices of when public comments are being accepted on projects throughout the state. You can find them on the MODOT website or through various media outlets including Regional Radio KJEL.