Callaway County Route J to close next week for bridge project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Callaway County Route J will close next week at the Millers Creek Bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Gene Haile Excavating, Inc., to replace the deck of the Millers Creek Bridge, located approximately 7 miles south of Interstate 70, west of Fulton.

The contractor plans to close the bridge to all traffic on Monday, June 12. During the closure, traffic will be directed over a signed detour on Route H, U.S. Route 54, and Route F. The roadway is expected to reopen in early September.

All work is weather permitting and schedules are subject to change. Learn more about the project and sign up for project-specific updates at

MoDOT asks all motorists to work with us by buckling up, putting your phone down, obeying all traffic signs, and slowing down and moving over in work zones. All work is weather permitting and schedules are subject to change. Motorists are advised to use extra caution through work zones, obey all traffic signs, and avoid any distractions.  

For traffic updates or other transportation-related matters, please call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit our Traveler Information Map. Information is also available 24/7 via social media. Follow the MoDOT Central Missouri District on social media:

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