Counties Impacted
Project Status

Project Progress

Commission Award
Early 2018
In Progress
Construction Begins
Spring 2018
Center Turn Lane Closed
May 2018

No left turns between Stardust Drive and I-72 Interchange. Work begins on east side of McMaster’s Avenue to improve curb/gutter/ sidewalks. June18 - August 11

Stardust Pirate Pride Closed
June 18- August 3
Not Started
Resurfacing Begins
Spring 2019
Project Facts
  • Contractor is Chester Bross Construction of Palmyra, Missouri
  • Cost of project is $5,213,662
  • 4.2 miles of resurfacing of U.S. 61/McMaster’s Avenue (north of MO 168 intersection to Warren Barrett Drive)
Traffic Impacts
  •  Night work for resurfacing 8 pm to 6 am.  lane closure in place during night time working hours.
  • 2720 ft. of reconstructed sidewalk (east side)
  • 2000 ft. of new sidewalk (west side); 5400 ft. of new curb
  • 14 reconstructed resident driveway entrances
  • 9 reconstructed business entrances; 6 reconstructed street entrances
  • Signal poles in safer locations (moving the signal pole at West Ely)
  • New overhead signs at the Route 61/36 Interchange
  • Drainage improvements