Emery Sapp and Sons


Motorists in the Columbia area may have to alter their normal driving route.

As the second phase of construction begins for three Columbia-area bridges on Interstate 70, the Missouri Department of Transportation is warning travelers of traffic impacts around the city.

According to a MoDOT press release, I-70 westbound traffic at Garth Avenue and Rangeline Street will be redirected to new westbound bridges. The lane shift at Rangeline will begin the evening of December 8, and the Garth shift will start the evening of December 9.

Shakespeare's Pizza Demolition Temporarily Postponed

Jun 10, 2015
File Photo / Ryan Famuliner

The demolition of Shakespeare’s Pizza has been postponed, according to Columbia Public Works. Contractor Emery Sapp and Sons was scheduled to start the process on June 10 at 8:00 AM, but public works announced Wednesday morning that it would be delayed until June 15. According to Public Works building and site development manager Shane Creech, the decision to delay the demolition was not made by the city.