JEFFERSON CITY - MoDOT has added a text alerts so Missouri drivers can get urgent road information sent straight to their mobile device.
“Text alerts from our real-time traffic services, Kansas City Scout and Gateway Guide, are popular in Missouri’s metropolitan areas,” said Matt Hiebert, MoDOT production manager. “Now motorists in the rest of the state can also benefit from these notifications.”
Just visit www.modot.org/eupdates to sign up for the service. You don’t even need a smart phone , according to MoDOT, just one that can receive text messages.
According to MoDOT, if you already have an E-update account, just login and add your provider information and cellphone number.
But if you’re new to E-updates, just create an account and choose which counties, routes and regions you want to know about.