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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

August 08, 2017 03:18 PM
Northbound Kansas Expressway CLOSED at Night South of Chestnut Expressway Aug. 13-18

Where: Northbound Kansas Expressway at railroad bridge south of Chestnut Expressway in Springfield 

When: 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday-Friday, August 13-18 

What: Railroad contractor making major repairs to bridge following damage caused by a large truck 

Traffic Impacts:

  • Both northbound lanes of Kansas Expressway CLOSED at night
  • One southbound lane of Kansas Expressway closed at night
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes 

NOTE: The work is being performed by a contractor working for Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad. All media inquiries about the damaged bridge should go to BNSF. 

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.)



(For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest

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