TRAFFIC ALERT: I-49 Bridges Over Opossum, Coon Creeks in Jasper Co. Reduced to One Lane June 27-29

Where: Northbound I-49/Coon Creek bridge near Mile Mark 67 and southbound I-49/Opossum Creek bridge near Mile Marker 65 in Jasper County

When: 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, June 27-29

What: Contractor crews working to repair bridge deck/driving surfaces over Opossum and Coon creeks

Traffic Impacts:

  • Both bridges reduced to one lane in each direction
  • At least one lane OPEN in each direction at all times
  • Speed limit reduced to 60 mph through the work zones
  • Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zones
  • No signed detour
  • Drivers should find alternate routes
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

Weather and/or scheduling conflicts could alter the work schedule. 


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