MoDOT Plans for Route 142 Projects in Butler, Ripley Counties

Online Community Briefing: Share Your Thoughts!

SIKESTON—The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to replace two structures on Route 142 in Butler and Ripley Counties. The Butler County bridge is located over Cane Creek Ditch near Neelyville, Missouri. The Ripley County structure is located over Mill Creek near Gatewood, Missouri.

The projects will be let in January 2023, with construction beginning as early as spring 2023.

As work is underway, the roadway will be closed in the vicinity of each structure for approximately three months. Signed detours will be in place in both locations.

Completion is anticipated by fall 2023.

Interested persons may review the projects in more detail and share their thoughts at For more information, please contact Project Manager Pete Berry at (417) 469-6242, Area Engineer David Wyman at (573) 472-9021 or MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636).


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