Route U in New Madrid County Closed for Railroad Maintenance

SIKESTON—Route U in New Madrid County will be closed as contractor crews perform railroad maintenance.   

This section of roadway is located from Route U to North 4th Street in Lilbourn, Missouri.  

Weather permitting, work will be performed Sunday, Oct. 9 through Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily.   

The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.  

For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit   


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