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MoDOT repairs highway heaves

MoDOT repairs highway heaves

July 26th, 2011 in News

The MoDOT grinder shaves off a "blowup" to smooth Business Highway 50 near the City Park on Wednesday, July 20.

Photo by David Wilson

A Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) crew made temporary repairs to Business Highway 50 through California Wednesday, July 20.

The crews were busy following a series of pavement "blowups" by grinding off heaves in the pavement.

Traffic was restricted to one-way and directed around the workers while they assessed the problem and used a grinder to shave the pavement more or less level.

For more of this story check out the July 27 issue of the California Democrat.