Bagnell Dam Bridge Rehabilitation

The Business 54 Bagnell Dam bridge over the Osage River, in Lake Ozark, will be rehabilitated in 2021. The existing bridge was built in 1929 as part of the construction of the Bagnell Dam.  The bridge has reached a point where rehabilitation is necessary. 

Project Details

When: Construction is expected to begin after the Labor Day holiday of 2021.

Cost: The estimated cost of the project is $1.9 million.

Work Taking Place: The existing Bagnell Dam Bridge was built in 1929. The purpose of this project is to repair the bridge deck, expansion joints and barrier walls and to replace the bridge driving surface and repair the adjacent sidewalk.

Traffic Impact: During construction, Business 54 will be closed at the bridge for approximately three months. Motorists will need to use an alternate route while work takes place.

Counties Impacted
Project Status
Planning Phase

Project Milestones

Public Comment Period
January 25 - February 8, 2021

If you have any questions, thoughts or concerns regarding this project, please use the form below to share them with us! 

Virtual Open House
February 2, 2021

MoDOT will hold a virtual open house on Tuesday, February 2 from 5 - 6 p.m. to discuss the rehabilitation project and answer questions. A presentation will be given every 15 minutes, approximately.

Participants can log on or call in. All participants will have the opportunity to voice their concerns or ask questions. Those joining on their computer will also be able to type in questions via the Question & Answer option, and a member of the project team will respond.

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Bid Awarded

The bid is expected to be rewarded in the spring of 2021 by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. 

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Project Start Date

The project is expected to begin after the Labor Day holiday of 2021. Business 54 at the bridge will be closed to traffic for approximately three months. Motorists will need to use alternate routes.

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Project Completion

The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. 


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