Counties Impacted
Project Status
In Progress
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 36
Interstate 229

Project Milestones and Progress

Design and Planning Phase

MoDOT engineers designed the bridge rehabilitation and necessary joint repairs for this project.

Contractors bid on the project

The project was part of our September 2018 letting. At that time, contractors submitted competitive bids for the project.

Contract Awarded

Capital Paving and Construction, LLC was awarded the contract in the amount of $2,479,910.57.

In Progress
Contractor begins work

The date, by contract, when the contractor could begin work was December 3, 2018, but they chose to delay their start date. until March 11, 2019. They plan to work during daylight hours, seven days per week for the majority of the project.


  • painting of bridges/ramps that should not interfere with the flow of traffic
Not Started
Completion Date

By contract, the contractor must complete all work by November 1, 2019. The contractor may finish the job before that date, however, if other factors allow.

Project News

  • Closure planned for ramps in St. Joseph


    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – As part of an ongoing series of bridge joint repairs at or near the intersection of U.S. Route 36, Interstate 229 and Route 759, another set of ramp closures will begin next week.

    Crews from Capital Paving and Construction, LLC...

  • One ramp opens, another set to close in St. Joseph


    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Work has wrapped up on the ramp from westbound U.S. Route 36 to Route 759 in St. Joseph just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The ramp was closed for bridge joint repairs May 1.

    After the holiday weekend, another ramp will close...

  • Update: Route 759 ramp to Interstate 229 now open


    ST. JOSEPH, Mo – Missouri Department of Transportation crews have completed emergency bridge repairs and reopened the northbound Route 759 (Stockyards Expressway) ramp onto northbound Interstate 229.

    The Charles Street ramp to southbound I-229 is...

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Will the road be closed during construction?

  • To safely complete the work, and to deliver the best product for the taxpayers, it may be necessary to close some of the ramps at the U.S. Route 36/I-229 interchange during the project. Per the current traffic control plan, U.S. Route 36 will remain open for the duration of the work, though motorists may experience delays.

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