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

Contractor Continues Work on Route 61

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 for Tuesday, Aug. 17 through Wednesday, Aug. 18.   

Weather permitting, Route 61/Kingshighway will be closed at I-55 while contractor crews shift traffic from the north lanes of Route 61 to the south lanes. Work will take place Tuesday, Aug. 17 through Wednesday, Aug. 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. 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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