Counties Impacted
Worth
Project Status
Completed
Route Impacted
Missouri Route YY

Milestones

Complete
Inspection

A routine inspection revealed critical deterioration to the structure and it was closed for the safety of all motorists.

Complete
Design, Right of Way Acquisition and Public Input Phase

MoDOT contracted with Burns and McDonnell to design a new structure to replace the current bridge over the Middle Fork of the Grand River on Route YY in Worth County.

Complete
Contractors can bid on the bridge replacement project

The project was part of the September 2019 letting. The project was accelerated as part of Governor Parson's Focus on Bridges program.

Complete
Contract Awarded

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract for this project to Boone Construction Co. in the amount of $1,594,505.80 at their October 2019 meeting.

Complete
Contractor may begin work

The contract's notice to proceed date for the contractor is Nov. 4, 2019. They plan to begin work the week of Nov. 25, 2019.

Complete
Completion Date

The date the contractor must be completed with all work, by contract, is December 1, 2020, however, the contractor plans to be complete and reopen the bridge to all traffic in spring 2020.

 

Crews were able to reopen the bridge to all traffic on May 21, 2020.

News about Route YY Bridge over the Middle Fork of the Grand River

  • Correction: Worth County Route YY bridge now open

    05/21/2020

    GRANT CITY, Mo. – The bridge on Route YY over the Middle Fork of the Grand River, just east of Worth, is now open. The bridge closed to all traffic in September 2018 after a regularly scheduled inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation...

  • Worth County Route YY bridge replacement project to begin

    11/21/2019

    GRANT CITY, Mo. – The bridge on Route YY over the Middle Fork of the Grand River, just east of Worth, closed in September 2018 after a regularly scheduled inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation revealed critical deterioration to the...

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: Why did MoDOT close the road?

  • A routine inspection found significant deterioration to the structure and it was closed for the safety of motorists.

Q: Who can I contact if I have further questions?