MoDOT Southwest District

2021 Southwest Construction Guide

Interested in major road work in Southwest Missouri during 2021? Click on any of the red lines/dots in southwest Missouri to learn more about major road projects planned for 2021.  If you want a county by county listing, scroll down or print out the text version of 2021 Construction Guide.  All projects are scheduled for completion during 2021 u...


This project will build a new interchange at Route 60/Route 125 intersection and build interchange ramps for safe access between Route 60 and Route 125. In addition, it will build an outer road system to between Route 125 and Farm Road 243, if funding is available.

I-44 Corridor Bridge Bundle Design-Build

Replace or rehabilitate poor or fair condition rated bridges along and within 15 miles of I-44 across the Southwest District. There are 33 bridges in the bundle with seven mainline I-44 bridges, 10 I-44 overpass bridges and the remaining on adjacent routes over various features. Many of the bridges are expected to be  replacements.

Long Creek Bridge Replacement Project

This project will seek to: Replace the bridge on Route 86 over Long Creek arm of Table Rock Lake New bridge located south of existing structure Build new sections of pavement to connect bridge to Route 86 Install new guardrail at bridge ends

Route 171 Intersection Safety Improvements

This project will relocate Route 171/96/YY intersection east of the existing intersection away from KCS Railroad to improve safety. Build multi-lane roundabout at new intersection alignment.  Roundabout will consist of two 16-foot lanes with 10-foot truck apron and entry will consist of one or two lanes varying from 12– to 16-feet with four-foot ou...

I-49 Missouri/Arkansas Connector - COMPLETE

This project will seek to: Complete final five miles of I-49 in Missouri between Pineville and Missouri/Arkansas border Funded by $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) federal grant When Missouri/Arkansas Connector completed, I-49 will stretch 290 miles between Kansas City and Fort Smith, Ark.

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