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MoDOT Transportation Library: Economic Impact of Bypasses Resources

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Transportation Library partners with the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Missouri State Library to provide transportation-related collection resources and research services for MoDOT staff.

List of bypassed Missouri cities

City County

By-pass highway

Completed? Report

Missouri city bypasses

Boonville Cooper US 40 => I-70 1960 Post-construction (1965)
Bowling Green Pike US 61 1983 Post-construction (1995)
Cabool Texas US 60 1974  
Canton Lewis US 62 1978  
Carthage Jasper US 71 1986 Post-construction (1995)
Eldon Miller US 54 1975  
Freeberg Osage US 63 Proposed Pre-construction (2007)
Fulton Callaway US 54 1971  
Hannibal Marion and Ralls Hannibal Expressway Proposed  
Kirksville Adair US 63 2011 Pre-construction (2008)
La Grange Lewis US 61 1978  
Lebanon Laclede I-44 1957 Post-construction (1961)
Macon Macon US 63   Feasibility (1964)
Mountain Grove Wright US 60 1977  
Nevada Vernon US 71 1971  
Pineville McDonald US 71/I-49 Proposed Parts are under construction in Arkansas; plans have been prepared for Missouri portion (2017)
Poplar Bluff Butler US 60 1988 Post-construction (1995)
Poplar Bluff Butler US 67 2001 Post-construction (2007)
Rolla Phelps US 63 Proposed

City master plan & EIS (2009)

Rolla Phelps US 66 1954 Post-construction (1957)
Vichy Maries US 63 Proposed Pre-construction (2007)  
Vienna Maries US 63 Proposed Pre-construction (2007)  
Westphalia Osage US 63 Proposed Pre-construction (2007)  

Sources: Economic impact of highway bypasses in Missouri (University of Missouri-Columbia, 1995). Catalog record | Full-text available internally only

See related MoDOT reports concerning two versus four lane corridors:

Studies by Missouri city

Boonville (2010 population 8,319)
Bowling Green (2010 population 5,334)
Carthage (2010 population 14,378)
Freeberg (2010 population 437)
Hannibal (2010 population 17,916)
Kennett (2013 population 10,916)
Kirksville (2010 population 17,505)
Lebanon (2010 population 14,474)
Macon (2010 population 5,471)
Pineville (2016 population 787)
Poplar Bluff (2010 population 17,023)
Rolla (2010 population 19,559)
Vichy (2000 population 801)
Vienna (2010 population 629)
Westphalia (2010 population 330)

Source for population figures: U.S. Bureau of the Census & 2013/2014 Missouri Roster

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Studies by Missouri route

Route 40
Route 50
  • Plotas, P V. 1997. The bypass impact on communities. IN: Traffic Congestion and Traffic Safety in the 21st Century: Challenges, Innovations, and Opportunities, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1997, p. 167-172. Full-text available internally only.
Route 63
Route 66
Route 67
Route 71/Interstate 49
Interstate 70

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