MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: 12th Street and 14th Street CLOSED at Missouri Route 14 (Jackson Street)

In Ozark Wednesday, October 27 For Pavement Improvements

What: 12th Street and 14th Street CLOSED north of Missouri Route 14 (Jackson Street) in Ozark

When: 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Wednesday, October 27

Details: Contractor crews to remove pavement and lay base rock in preparation for new pavement scheduled for mid-November as part of the Jackson Street (Route 14) Widening Project

Traffic Impacts:

  • 12th Street and 14th Street CLOSED north of Route 14 (Jackson Street) in Ozark
  • Route 14 (Jackson Street) Open
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zone, but will not be able to travel through the work zone
  • Drivers can use 18th Street, West Bluff Drive and Route NN to get around the closure
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.
  • Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)

Project Summary:

  • Widen Route 14 to five lanes between 32nd Street west of U.S. Route 65 and the Finley River bridge (two through lanes and a center turn lane)
  • Widen the intersection of Route 14 and Route NN (City of Ozark is sharing in the cost of this part of the project.)
  • Improve sidewalks and traffic signals in various locations
  • Completion Date: December 2021
  • Prime Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Columbia
  • Estimated Total Project Cost: $9.3 million
  • Project website: Jackson Street (Route 14) Widening


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