Route 153 in Dunklin and Pemiscot Counties will be closed as contractor crews replace the bridge over Drainage Ditch Number 84. This section of roadway is located between County Road 439 in Dunklin County and Route EE in Pemiscot County. Weather permitting, work will begin Monday, Feb. 1, with completion anticipated Saturday, May 1. A signed detour will be in place. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.
Interstate-55 in Pemiscot County will be reduced with a 11-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform pavement repairs.
The following lane closures will be in place on I-55:
- Work will extend from north and southbound I-55 from mile marker 0.0 to mile marker 2.0.
- Work will extend from northbound and southbound off ramps at Exit 8.
- Work will extend from northbound I-55 off ramp onto I-155 at Exit 17.
Weather permitting, work will be underway Monday, April 26 through Friday, May 28, including overnight.