MoDOT Southeast District

Route 61 Corridor in Jackson, MO

The Missouri Department of Transportation held a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 to discuss the Route 61 corridor in Jackson, Missouri. Please share your thoughts by Nov. 30, 2023. 

20th Annual Bridge Competition

After weeks of work to build the most efficient model bridges, Southeast Missouri high school students put their bridges to the test on Nov. 15 at the completion of MoDOT’s 20th Annual Bridge Building Competition. The competition challenges high school juniors and seniors to design and construct the most efficient model bridge using limited materia...

MoDOT's $21.3 Million Bootheel Bridge Bundle Project Completed

The opening of the Route A bridge over Whitewater River in Cape Girardeau County marks the completion of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Bootheel Bridge Bundle. This design-build project delivered 17 bridge improvement projects to Southeast Missouri travelers. Thirteen bridges in the Bootheel Bridge Bundle were also included in Governo...

Chester Bridge

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has announced the selection of The Ames Team as the design-build contractor to replace the Chester Bridge. The bridge spans the Mississippi River, connecting the cities of Perryville, Missouri and Chester, Illinois via Missouri Route 51/Illinois Route 150.

U.S. 412 in Dunklin County

MoDOT held a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15 to discuss the Environmental Study for U.S. Route 412 in Dunklin County. The meeting materials are available on the project website. Please share your thoughts by July 7.

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 C in Perry County Reduced for Chevron Installation


    Sikeston-Route C in Perry County will be reduced as contractor crews install chevron signs along the shoulder of the road.

    This section of roadway is located from Missouri Route 51 to Route E near Perryville, Missouri.

    Weather permitting, work will...

  • Route O in Mississippi County Closed for Pavement Repairs


    SIKESTON—Route O in Mississippi County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.  

    This section of roadway is located between County Road 216 and Route N. 

    Weather permitting, work will take place...

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Lane Miles
District Engineer: Mark Croarkin