- Replace Range Line Road bridge over Kansas City Southern Railroad
- New bridge two feet higher, 15 feet wider, 27 feet shorter than current bridge
- New bridge will include sidewalks on both sides
- Current bridge rebuilt in 1976
- Approximately 24,580 vehicles per day cross bridge
- Financial incentive for early completion
Construction: Week of September 6, 2022
Completion: December 16, 2022
Estimated Total Project Cost: $6.2 million
- Range Line Road bridge CLOSED for maximum of 87 calendar days
- Access to all businesses will remain OPEN throughout the duration of the project
- Detour: Jasper Co. Rt. FF (32nd St.), Missouri Rt. 249, Missouri Rt. 66 (7th St.), I-44
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Joplin – Drivers should look for alternate routes when the Range Line Road (Business Loop 49) bridge over the Kansas City Southern Railroad CLOSES beginning the week of September 6, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.
This bridge is...
Where: Range Line Road (Business Loop 49)/Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge north of 32nd Street in Joplin
When: Closure of bridge DELAYED. Originally scheduled for Monday, July 18. New closure date to be announced.
What: Planned closure of...
Joplin – Drivers should look for alternate routes when the Range Line Road (Business Loop 49) bridge over the Kansas City Southern Railroad CLOSES for up to 87 days beginning the week of July 18, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.
***Note to editors: This corrects the date in the body of the news release when the bridge will reopen to traffic. We apologize for any confusion.
Joplin – The public is invited to a virtual (online) public meeting starting Monday, December...
Joplin – The public is invited to a virtual (online) public meeting starting Monday, December 13, to learn more about a project to replace the Business Loop 49 (Range Line Road)/Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge in Joplin, the Missouri...