MoDOT to Host Open House Prior to Auction

| December 3, 2012
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The Missouri Department of Transportation will host an open house at their Bosworth Maintenance Facility on Wednesday.  This facility is one of several across the state identified as no longer necessary to help maintain the highway system.  Bryan Bailey Right of Way Manager for the Northwest District of MoDOT explains what the open house is for.

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It will be open from 1:00 to 4:00 for public viewing.  The property will be sold on Wednesday, December 12th. More information is available at the MoDOT Website.

Press Release:

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Northwest District will be offering six former MoDOT maintenance facilities and properties at auction in December. These properties will be auctioned during a three-day sales event beginning on Wednesday, Dec. 12, through Friday, Dec. 14.These facilities have recently been identified through MoDOT’s Bolder Five Year Direction as no longer necessary to help maintain the highway system. “The revenue generated from the sale of properties across the state is being put back into the road fund,” commented Northwest District Right of Way Manager Bryan Bailey. He added that selling excess right of way also saves maintenance costs, reduces liability and puts the property back on the tax roll to the advantage of local communities.

The following are the six properties that will be available at auction:

Wednesday, Dec. 12

10 a.m. Sullivan County – Green City Maintenance Facility

5 acre lot, shop buildings, Route 129 frontage

Open house Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2 p.m. Carroll County – Bosworth Maintenance Facility

3 acre lot, shop buildings

Open house Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 13

10 a.m. Daviess County – Coffey Maintenance Facility

7.15 acre lot, shop buildings, Route 13 frontage

Open house Thursday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2 p.m. DeKalb County – Cameron Office Complex

1 acre lot, 3,960 sq. ft. building in city limits of Cameron

Open house Thursday, Dec. 6, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 14

10 a.m. Nodaway County – Barnard Maintenance Facility

4.2 acre lot, shop buildings, Route M frontage

Open house Friday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2 p.m. Atchison County – Rock Port Lot

2.3 acre vacant lot, U.S. Hwy 275 frontage

“Prospective buyers are encouraged to attend the open houses and view the properties prior to the auction date. Our MoDOT staff will be on hand to answer questions at each of these open houses,” Bailey said.

All sales are subject to final approval by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The Commission reserves the right to reject and and/or all bids. The properties will be sold in “as is” condition.

For more details, photos and maps about each of these properties, as well as the scheduled date of sale and open house, visit:

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