Repairs to Buchanan County Interstate 29 bridge over south U.S. Route 169 begin next week

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – U.S. Route 169 under Interstate 29 at Exit 44 will narrow next week as part of a bridge repair project. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with PCiRoads, LLC, to repair the bridge girders that were damaged in a hit-and-run crash. Crews plan to begin work Wednesday, Oct. 20. Work is scheduled to continue through Nov. 19

During the project, southbound I-29 will be narrowed to one lane at the U.S. Route 169 (Exit 44) overpass with a 15.5-foot width restriction.

U.S. Route 169 under I-29 will have the following impacts to traffic:

  • No left turns at the I-29 and U.S. Route 169 interchange will be permitted
  • A 12-foot width restriction will be in place
  • Narrowed to one lane, each direction

Delays can be expected.

All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change. Please remember that all roads are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone Down. Arrive Alive.

For more information about these and other MoDOT projects, visit and view the online Traveler Information Map. 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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