Route 53 in Butler and Dunklin Counties will be reduced to one lane as contractor crews construct a new bridge over the Saint Francis River. During construction, the existing structure will remain in place. This bridge is located between Route CC and Route J. Weather permitting, work will take Monday, Sept. 10 through Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
Travelers on east and westbound Route 60 in Butler, Carter and Shannon Counties should expect temporary lane closures as contractor crews perform slope and drainage repairs. The project limits will extend from Route 67 in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Route E in Winona, Mo. As work is underway, Route 60 will be reduced with a 12-foot width restriction at various locations. Short, temporary work zones will be set up within the project limits. Each work zone will be in place for several days before contractor crews move to the next location. Weather permitting, work will begin Monday, May 13 through Thursday, Aug. 8 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.