Howell County Route ZZ to Close for Bridge Replacement

WILLOW SPRINGS - Route ZZ in Howell County will be CLOSED as contractor crews replace the bridge over Howell Creek.

The bridge closure will be located after County Road 8890 between the railroad tracks and County Road 8240.

Weather permitting, work will begin Monday, May 15 with completion anticipated Friday, Sept. 15.

This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson's $351 million Focus on Briddges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. 

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

For additional information, please contact Resident Engineer Audie Pulliam at (417) 469-2589, MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit


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