State of Missouri will upgrade U.S. 71 south of KC to an interstate

There are 3 comments on the Kansas City Star story from Aug 4, 2010, titled State of Missouri will upgrade U.S. 71 south of KC to an interstate. In it, Kansas City Star reports that:

Kansas City is about to get a new interstate that will bolster the region as a transportation hub when Missouri upgrades U.S. 71 within two years.The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a $65 million plan today to upgrade 138 miles of U.S. 71 from Kansas City to Joplin so it can qualify as Interstate 49.It would give Kansas ...

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United States

#1 Aug 16, 2010
Good to finally get 71hwy upgraded to an Interstate. Maybe we can get a Cracker Barrel or other major family resturant close to Harrisonville now !!

Garden City, MO

#2 Aug 20, 2010
Looks like might be a truck terminal at Richards Gebaur, thats good...maybe all semi's will GET OUT of Peculiar and stop up there instead, the people in that area can deal with the mess and rude driving the truck drivers exhibit every day here.
Concerned citizen

Kansas City, MO

#3 Sep 14, 2010
modot needs to upgade alot of our roads. Texas and other states have much better roads. Get with it Modot..

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