MoDOT Southeast District

Chester Bridge

As part of the project to replace the Chester Bridge over the Mississippi River, MoDOT, FHWA and IDOT are currently reevaluating the Environmental Assessment completed in 2021. Visit the link below to review the previously completed documents and an aerial showing the U1 and U2 footprints. Comments will be accepted through Friday, May 27, 2022. 

Plans to Improve Route K in Reynolds and Iron Counties

The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to improve Route K in Reynolds and Iron Counties. Improvements will extend from 2.5 miles east of Route 21 near Ellington, Missouri to 1.3 miles west of Route 49 near Annapolis, Missouri. Nine curves will be improved along the project limits. The project includes widening, adding edgeline rumble stri...

Route 177 in Cape Girardeau

Work is underway to improve two sections of Route 177 in Cape Girardeau County. The project will help mitigate issues with flooding by raising the roadway. The north end of the project will improve the Scism Creek area located from Rolling Hills Drive to Old Route V in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. In addition to raising the roadway, a bridge will be ...

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.

Route 67 (Future I-57) in Butler County

The proposed project includes upgrading Route 67 to interstate standards from the Route 160/158 interchange south of Poplar Bluff, Missouri to the Missouri/Arkansas state line. The entire project limits are broken down into five phases: Phases 1A and 1B, as well as Phases 2-4.

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!

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