TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 65 CLOSED Under Route 83 Near Warsaw at Night Aug. 2 & 3 for Bridge Work

Where: U.S. Route 65 under Missouri Route 83 south of Warsaw

When: 6:30 p.m., Monday, August 2 until 7 a.m., Tuesday, August 3 and 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 3 until 7 a.m., Wednesday, August 4

What: Contractor crews will be setting forms in preparation for pouring concrete on Route 83 bridge deck/driving surface over Route 65

Traffic Impacts:

  • All lanes of Route 65 CLOSED in both directions under Route 83 while crews are working on bridge deck/driving surface over Route 65
  • Route 65 drivers will be detoured up and over the northbound and southbound ramps at Route 83
  • Signs and message board will alert drivers approaching work zone
  • Drivers are urged to seek alternate route

Weather and/or scheduling conflicts could alter the work schedule.

Additional Project Information: This work is part of a project to remove the bridge deck/driving surface of the Route 83 bridge and replace it with a new surface. In addition, new guardrail will be installed at the ends of the bridge.

The bridge is expected to remain closed until mid-September to complete the work. 


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