The Missouri Department of Transportation has approved several projects throughout the Lake area. According to Modot Officials, Roadway improvements for Highway 7 between 54 and Routes A, T, E, H and V. Plans for those routes will be to chip and seal roadway treatments. Additionally Route 134 between Highway 42 and Route 133 as well as W between Y and business 54 will also receive the improvements. Modot approved the work to replace bridges on Route A in Camden county, Highway 42 in Maries, Highway 17, 42 and 52 along with Route C in Miller County. Finally the department has approved Missouri Grain Haulers to haul corn, soybeans and other grain crops at heavier than normal weights for up to 10% more than their licensed weight on Missouri highways but not the Interstates.