Southeast District

Chester Bridge EA and Preferred Alternative

The Chester Bridge Study’s Environmental Assessment (EA) was recently approved for public distribution following a multi-year study. To access the study information, please click the link below. The comment period concludes May 17, 2021.

Round Spring Bridges in Shannon County

Share Your Thoughts! As part of the Environmental Assessment, MoDOT is currently accepting public input on a proposed project to improve the Route 19 Round Spring Bridges over the Current River and Spring Valley in Shannon County.

Bootheel Bridge Bundle Design-Build

Southeast Missouri travelers can soon expect to see 17 bridge improvement projects coming to fruition through the Bootheel Bridge Bundle design-build project. Thirteen bridges in the Bootheel Bridge Bundle are included in Governor Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.

U.S. 67 (Future I-57) In Butler County

As part of the planning stages for the conversion of U.S. Route 67 to Interstate 57, the City of Poplar Bluff and MoDOT have reevaluated the Route 67 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from 2005. The reevaluation of the Route 67 EIS was completed in January 2021. The Future I-57 project would include upgrading 10 miles of Route 67 to four lanes o...

Center Junction Diverging Diamond Interchange

Construction of the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 55 and Route 61 (mile marker 99) between Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Missouri, is underway. Click the link below to learn more about traffic impacts.

Upcoming Route 177 Project in Cape Girardeau

The proposed project would improve two sections of Route 177 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to help mitigate issues with flooding. 

Southeast Projects Awarded

During its regular meeting each month, the Missouri Highways and Transportation reviews and awards projects across the state. Learn more about the Southeast District's upcoming projects!

Latest News

  • Route 61 in New Madrid County Reduced for Pavement Repairs

    04/21/2021

    SIKESTON - U.S. Route 61 in New Madrid County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. 

    This section of roadway is located from County Road 634 to...

  • SB I-55 in New Madrid County Reduced for Pavement Repairs

    04/21/2021

    SIKESTON - Southbound Interstate 55 in New Madrid County will be reduced to one lane with a 16-foot width restriction as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. 

    This section of roadway is located from mile...

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