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General Permit Information


Permit shieldYou require a permit to work on MoDOT's right of way for:


  • Construction of new entrances
  • Reconstruction of existing entrances (change in width, grade, location, etc)
  • Grading
  • Landscaping
  • Irrigation installation
  • Utility installation
  • Signal installation or modifications
  • Traffic control

To Obtain a Permit for Work on Right of Way:


  • Submit an initial on-line request to obtain a permit here: https://www6.modot.mo.gov/Permitting/PermitRequest.aspx
  • Submit request with 2 full size sets of plans to the appropriate area traffic specialist for review.
  • Once plans are approved, a total of 3 full size sets of plans and a pdf will be required.
  • A surety deposit will be required for most permits, which is refundable once the work is completed and inspected and accepted by MoDOT.
  • The permit will be issued from our Main Permit Office located in the

    Transportation Management Center (TMC)

    14301 South Outer Forty, Chesterfield, MO 63017.

    Hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-11:30am and 12:00pm-3:30pm.

    Click here for directions

Once You Receive Your Permit:

  • Call 1-800-344-7483 before you dig to get the location underground facilities.
  • Submit the Lane Closure Request Form to MoDOT, two business days prior to any lane closures.
  • Set up a pre-construction meeting with the appropriate area traffic specialist.
  • Keep a copy of permit and the permit approved plans on the job site at all times.
  • Contact the area traffic specialist or submit a Permit Completion Report Form when work is complete for a final inspection.
  • The area traffic specialist will inspect the work and clear the permit.
  • The surety deposit will be refunded three to four weeks after MoDOT has inspected and accepted the work.













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