JACKSON/CLAY COUNTIES – The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all northbound traffic of the Buck O’Neil (Route 169/Broadway) Bridge beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 and continuing until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21 for bridge deck repair work. Motorists will need to find an alternate route. Northbound access to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport will remain open. Motorists will take Route 9/Ambassador to southboubd 169.
In addition, crews will close the left lane of the southbound Buck O’Neil (Route 169/Broadway) Bridge beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 and continuing until 5:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21 for bridge deck repair work. Southbound access to the downtown airport will not be available.
The Buck O’Neil Bridge over the Missouri River is more than 60 years old. The aging structure sees more than 40,000 vehicles daily.
All work is weather dependent.
Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway.
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