Chariton County Route 139 now open after bridge replacement project

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Grand River Overflow Bridge on Chariton County Route 139 is now open after a bridge replacement project. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Boone Construction Co. to complete the project. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.

Crews closed the bridge to all traffic on Dec. 7, 2020 and were able to reopen it to all traffic Friday, Aug. 6, 2021.

MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by always buckling up, keeping your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Know before you go and check what work zones you might encounter at

Also at, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media.

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