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Speed, inattention and tailgating are cited as the cause of most crashes in areas where roadwork is under way.

For more information, contact Marisa Brown-Ellison, Community Relations Manager, 573-248-2502

January 21, 2011 12:00 AM
Public Invited to Learn More About Road Closures for Bridge Projects
Route 154 North of Vandalia One of the First

HANNIBAL - Over the next few years, MoDOT is working to improve bridges on many of its minor roads, and Route 154 north of Vandalia is one of the first to be worked on. "We are tentatively planning to close Route 154 at the Spencer Creek bridge around the first part of March, and it should reopen within 44 days based upon the current schedule," said MoDOT's Northeast District Construction and Materials Engineer Macy Rodenbaugh.  He said Route 19 at the East Lick Creek bridge near Basinger Corner, just south of Route 154 junction, will close for 38 days in late April.  Also, Route 54 at the Cuivre River Bridge between Laddonia and Community R-VI school will be closed in early summer for bridge replacement and repairs.  In order for the public to learn more about these bridge projects and others in the area, MoDOT will be available at two locations on Tuesday, February 1 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. - Van-Far High School and Community R-VI High School during their varsity basketball games.

"We will have more information available at the display, and everything we know right now is posted on our web pages at modot.org/northeast," Rodenbaugh explained. He said there would be several notices through media, schools, email and message boards alerting the public of the closure. "We have met with county commissioners to explain more details and to answer questions about the Safe and Sound Bridge Program as there will be several bridges in the area replaced or rehabilitated in 2011," he said.

The bridge is being replaced under MoDOT's Safe and Sound Bridge Program, which will improve 802 bridges across the state. Northeast Missouri has about 80 bridges on the program, and 16 are already completed. "Most of these bridges are on smaller roads with low traffic volume, and the closure is short, yet we know it will be inconvenient to some," Rodenbaugh continued.

MoDOT encourages those interested in this project and others to go to the website for more details or call the customer service center toll-free at 1-888-275-6636.

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