Guard cable repairs will narrow southbound I-29 in Buchanan County

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Repairs to damaged guard cable will narrow a section of Interstate 29 in Buchanan County on Thursday, Jan. 26. Contractors from Superior Rail System, LLC., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will close the southbound passing lane of I-29 between mile markers 46.8 and 47.4. Repairs are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and be completed by 11 a.m. During that time, a 10-foot width restriction will be in place.

Drivers should stay alert and obey all traffic signs, barricades, and flaggers to safely navigate through the work zone.

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

While 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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