This is a project to make pavement, sidewalk, traffic and safety improvements along Missouri Route 66 (7th Street) in Joplin between Jasper County Route P (Schifferdecker Avenue) and Loop 49 (Range Line Road).

Counties Impacted
Project Status
Planning Phase
Route Impacted
Missouri Route 66

Project Facts:

  • Pavement improvements
  • Safety and traffic flow improvement
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • All improvements will fit within existing footprint of Route 66
  • Some right-of-way and construction easements will be acquired to facilitate construction of project

Construction: 2024 & 2025

Estimated Total Project Cost: $27.6 million

Traffic Impacts:

  • Traffic reduced to one lane where crews are working
  • Access to businesses will remain OPEN throughout the duration of the project
  • Drivers should expect traffic delays where crews are working
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes

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