MoDOT strapped for funds, director says

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 | 9:46 p.m. CST; updated 11:09 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 22, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Department of Transportation Director Pete Rahn warned state legislators Tuesday that state roads would begin to deteriorate as early as next year because MoDOT is unable to maintain them due to rising inflation.