MODOT goes within Joplin city limits for a project to make safer sidewalks. Schifferdecker Avenue is owned by the state and maintained by MODOT. MODOT wants all the sidewalks along its roads to be ADA compliant by 2027. A roughly 4,000 foot stretch of sidewalks from the intersection of Seventh and Schifferdecker to Perkins Street will be replaced.
GUN SAFETY PROPOSAL
The White House unveils new gun and school safety proposals. They include a push to arm school faculty, improving background checks for those buying guns, and overhauling parts of the mental health system. Left out of Sunday night’s proposal: increasing the age restrictions on some gun purchases. The White House says that decision will be left up to a new school safety task force, headed up by Education Secretary Betsy Devos.
Residents of the Northeast, still recovering from two nor'easters in less than a week, could be in for another powerful storm this week. The National Weather Service says a system making its way up the coast could drop up to a foot and a half more snow in some parts of New England Tuesday into Wednesday.