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

Northbound Bridge Construction Continues

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 Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30.  

Weather permitting, Route 61/Kingshighway will be closed at I-55 while contractor crews continue construction of the northbound bridge. Work will take place Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly. Route 61 will be closed from Orchard Road to Veterans Drive. Interstate ramps will remain open.

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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