U.S. Route 61 at Center Junction to Close Overnight Wednesday

Contractor to Install Culvert Pipes

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 an overnight closure planned Wednesday, May 13.  

Weather permitting, Route 61/Kingshighway will be closed at I-55 while contractor crews install culvert pipes under the roadway overnight. Work will take place Wednesday, May 13 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. The southbound on ramp will remain open while the northbound off ramp will be CLOSED 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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