Holt County
U.S. Route 59
Davis Creek Bridge Replacement Project

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Old Bridge

One lane
Built in 1929
Functionally obsolete
24 feet wide
No shoulders

New Bridge

Same alignment as the old bridge
28 feet wide
Safety shoulders


Subject to change

Right of Way acquisition, Design phase and Comment period


Contractors bid on the project

The project was part of the October 2017 letting.

Contract Awarded

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission reviewed bids and awarded the bid at their November meeting to Chester Bross Construction Company for $547,631.

Contractor has authority to begin work

The contractor may begin work as early as Dec. 4, 2017.


By contract, all work must be complete by Nov. 1, 2018 without incurring liquidated damages.

Frequently Asked Questions

Closing the bridge saves taxpayer money by allowing the contractor to work more efficiently and will result in a shorter overall construction period.

Up to two months is allowed by contract.

Based on the cost/benefit ration, building a bypass would not be a good use of taxpayer funds.

The current proposed timeline allows the contractor to begin as early as December 2017. See timeline HERE.


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Project Manager Wes Moore