For more information, contact Tana Akright , Customer Relations Specialist at 573-248-2490
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HANNIBAL -Monday, June 18 at 8 a.m., US 54 between Bowling Green and Louisiana will close to traffic to replace the 83 year-old bridge at Noix Creek near Vera, and on the following Monday, June 25, the 53 year-old bridge at the North Fork of Noix Creek will also close for replacement.The bridge replacements should take approximately 40 to 50 working days reopening the first week of August. Each bridge will be replaced with a new 44-foot wide bridge.Message boards have been set up in advance of the closure along major routes to alert motorists local businesses are open. Commercial vehicles to and from Illinois are being encouraged to cross Mississippi River at I-72 in Hannibal. Commercial vehicles are encouraged to use detours over MO 79 south, Route B west and US 61 north or south. Commercial Vehicle Detour Map. Local and tourism traffic are encouraged to use US 54, Route UU, and US 61 north or south for a detour. Local and Tourism Detour Map. Route D south of Louisiana is currently closed for another bridge replacement and is expected to open June 27.For more information about these bridges or others in the Safe & Sound Bridge Program, contact the MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636). You can also visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast