In an effort to improve outdated highway design, deteriorating infrastructure and traffic congestion, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is overseeing the I-270 North Design Build Project. The $278 million undertaking, extending from James S.

Screening and crushing industry manufacturer McCloskey International welcomed equipment dealer Berry Tractor to its global network of distributors. The company will serve the Kansas and western Missouri markets in the United States. Berry Tractor & Equipment was founded in 1957 and is a division of Berry Companies Inc.

Fecon announced the addition of Luby Equipment as a new distributor for Missouri and Illinois. Luby sells new and used construction machinery from locations in Cape Girardeau, Fenton and O'Fallon, Mo., and Caseyville, Quincy and Springfield, Ill. Luby Equipment also offers extensive service capabilities, with 24/7 service on-site and in its shops, as well as parts delivery.

The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City Levees Project is under way at various stages of design and construction to start in the Fall with the investment of $453 million to cover levee and floodwall raises; replacements and repairs to existing pump stations; improvements to aging infrastructure; and seepage and stability improvements.

LiuGong's appointment of IS Equipment Sales and Service, LLC, of Independence, Missouri, just eight short months ago has already turned into a success story based on rock-solid equipment and exemplary local service. The company was founded by Paul Licausi, president of LS Commercial Real Estate Inc., an industrial real estate company.

Takeuchi-US has introduced EquipmentShare as a new dealer. Located in Columbia, Mo., it will be selling the full range of Takeuchi track loaders, excavators and wheel loaders. In addition to stocking parts, this location also will be an authorized Takeuchi equipment repair center to support new and existing customers.

EquipmentShare, the fastest growing construction equipment rental and technology solutions provider in the United States, according to the company, reached a deal to collaborate with the The Victor L. Phillips Company (VLP), a heavy equipment company.

Takeuchi-US, a leader in compact equipment, has announced RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply as a new dealer. Located in Springfield, Mo., the company also has a location in Kansas City, Kan., where it is headquartered, and four locations throughout Nebraska.

Takeuchi-US, a leader in compact equipment, has introduced Luby Equipment Services as the exclusive St. Louis dealer. The company has three locations in the St. Louis metro area. Luby Equipment will carry the full lineup of Takeuchi equipment, including excavators, track loaders, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders.

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water.

Foley Equipment, Kansas' and Western Missouri's Caterpillar dealer for more than 80 years, announced on March 23 that Steven Liggett is joining the company as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for leading Foley's finance functions and operations including accounting, tax, credit and FP&A.