MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: Scenic Avenue Bridge CLOSED Over U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway)

In Springfield June 15-18

Where: Scenic Avenue bridge CLOSED over U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) in Springfield

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, until 6 a.m. Friday, June 18

What: Contractor crews cleaning and sealing the Scenic Avenue bridge at night. The work is a preventative maintenance measure aimed at extending the life of the bridge.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Scenic Avenue bridge CLOSED over Route 60 (James River Freeway)
  • Bridge will remain closed ‘round the clock to allow sealing material to cure properly
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.
  • Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)


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