US 63 Project Paid Off Early

The local portion of the US63 four-lane project from Kirksville to Macon has been paid off early. The Highway 63 Corporation annoucned Friday enough funds have been collected from the ½ cent economic development sales tax tommake the final installment payment to MoDOT for the project. The final payment, nearly 700-thousand dollars, comes almost 9 months ahead of schedule.

To celebrate this signature accomplishment, residents are invited to join the Highway 63 Corporation and the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for an ice cream social on Wednesday at 3pm on the Mall, adjacent to the Student Union Building on Truman’s campus. The open commission meeting is scheduled from 1-3 pm in the Activities Room of the Student Union.