Staging for the Center Junction diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 55 and Route 61 (mile marker 99) in Cape Girardeau County will continue in March with a series of lane reductions on Route 61.
Weather permitting, the following work will take place on Route 61 near Cape Girardeau County Park North:
- Northbound Route 61 will be reduced to one lane as construction crews install a temporary crossover north of Boulder Crest Drive to North Cape County Park Drive Wednesday, March 18 through Saturday, March 28 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
- Southbound Route 61 will be reduced to one lane as construction crews install a temporary signal at North Cape County Park Entrance. The lane closure will extend from Veterans Memorial Drive to Boulder Crest Drive. Work will take place Wednesday, March 18 through Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.
For additional information, contact Resident Engineer Brian Holt at (573) 243-0899 or MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/southeast. For up-to-date information about this project, please visit modot.org/center-junction-ddi.