Gentry County bridge replacement project to begin soon

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Grantham Creek Bridge, located in northwest Gentry County on Route B, north of Route O, will close soon for a bridge replacement project. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Widel, Inc. to complete the project.

Crews plan to close Route B to all traffic between 257th Street and 245th Street. The closure will begin on Monday, May 2, 2022, at approximately 7 a.m. and will continue through July 2022. During the closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route.

All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change.

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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