Work to rehabilitate the Interstate 55 bridges over Route 62 at Miner, Missouri kicked off in May with construction on the northbound bridge. Traffic will soon shift as work begins on the southbound bridge. As construction continues, motorists should anticipate head-to-head traffic with a 10-foot width restriction on I-55 from Exit 66B to Exit 69. Route 62 is reduced to two lanes with a 10-foot width restriction from Matthews Lane to North Interstate Drive. The Route 62 ramp onto northbound I-55 is closed. Beginning Friday, Sept. 30, the southbound off ramp/deceleration ramp will be closed at Exit 67, weather permitting. Motorists planning to use this exit should seek alternate routes. Traffic will be shifted to the improved northbound bridge and work will begin on the southbound bridge. Completion is anticipated May 31, 2023, weather permitting. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.
Work will soon get underway for intersection improvements at U.S. 61 and Malone Avenue in Sikeston, Missouri. Weather permitting, work will begin Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 with completion anticipated by Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. During the first phase of intersection improvements, the right turn lanes will be closed to allow work on the light bases. The current traffic signals will remain in use as new concrete bases are poured and new signal equipment is installed. This project also includes upgrading the sidewalks at this intersection. Additional information detailing impacts to traffic will be released as work progresses. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.
Route Z in Scott County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a culvert under the roadway. This section of roadway is located between U.S. Route 61 and County Road 437 near Vanduser, Missouri. Work will take place Monday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Route 91 in Scott County will be closed as railroad crews perform railroad maintenance. This section of the roadway is located from Route 61 to County Road 411 near Morley, Missouri. Weather permitting, work will begin Thursday, April 6 at 7 a.m. with completion anticipated Friday, April 7 at 5 p.m.