U.S. Route 61 at Center Junction to Close Overnight Next Week

Contractor Set to Demolish I-55 Southbound Bridge

SIKESTON-Construction of the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 55 and U.S. Route 61 (mile marker 99) between Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Missouri, continues with overnight closures planned next week.

Weather permitting, Route 61/Kingshighway will be closed at I-55 while contractor crews demolish the southbound I-55 bridge overnight. Work will take place Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m., both nights. The southbound on ramp and northbound off ramp will remain open during these hours.

The work zones will be marked with signs.  Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.

For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/southeast.






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