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Project Facts:

  • Stabilize stream bank along Elk River on Route 59 between Elk River bridge and Butler Creek bridge
  • Add sidewalks and improve pedestrian areas along same stretch of Route 59

Prime contractor: West Plains Bridge & Grading LLC, West Plains

Contract completion date: November 1, 2024

Construction cost: $2 million


Traffic Impacts

  • One lane of Route 59 OPEN at all times
  • Traffic controlled by temporary signals which will be removed when project completed
  • All lanes OPEN to traffic if construction pauses for longer than two (2) weeks

 Roadway Facts:

  • Approximately 4,500 vehicles travel this stretch of Route 59 each day
  • Traffic consists of poultry trucks, tourism, local traffic and significant pedestrian traffic
  • Sidewalk improvements  include upgrading railing on Butler Creek bridge to  physically separate pedestrians from vehicular traffic


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