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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

August 08, 2016 08:34 AM
Greene County Route H/South Dry Sac Creek
Bridge Project Focus of Aug. 18 Public Meeting

Greene County – A project to replace the Greene County Route H bridge over the South Dry Sac Creek just north of Springfield is the focus of a public meeting on Thursday evening, August 18, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. 

The public is invited to attend the come-and-go style meeting to learn more about the plans to replace the bridge in 2017 and the resulting traffic impacts.  The meeting will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 4902 N. State Highway H. NO FORMAL PRESENTATION IS PLANNED. 

Those unable to attend the in-person meeting can view exhibits and get project information by visiting an online public meeting at www.modot.org/southwest.  The information will be posted and ready for viewing in the afternoon of August 18. 

The bridge, located between Bluegrass Road (Farm Road 94) and Farm Road 92, was built in 1927.  It was rehabilitated and widened in 1953. And in 2007, MoDOT forces made significant repairs to the bridge a second time.  However, the major repairs were a stop gap measure.  In recent years, the bridge has deteriorated and is in need of replacement. 

Project Information:

  • Replace existing bridge with a new structure
  • New bridge raised two feet higher than existing bridge. Route H also will be raised to meet the new bridge.
  • New bridge will be 32 feet wide, with two 11-foot driving lanes and five-foot shoulders
  • New bridge will be 45 feet longer than existing bridge
  • During construction, Route H will be CLOSED to traffic for approximately six months
  • Construction planned for 2017 

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