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MoDOT Solar Eclipse Information

MoDOT Solar Eclipse Information

  • August 18, 2017

A total solar eclipse will be visible over 300 miles of Missouri on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, making the state a prime draw for up to 1.2 million visitors. Just before noon CDT that day, the moon's shadow will begin to block sunlight. Around 1 pm, the areas that will experience a total eclipse will reach maximum darkness for up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds. The moon exits the sunlight's path completely around 2:30 pm. MoDOT expects more than a million visitors to begin trickling into Missouri over the course of several days. We are not certain of how the exit will go. In other…

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