The Missouri Department of Transportation is hosting two open house public meetings for anyone wanting to provide input and learn more about potential improvements to Highway 72 in Bollinger and Madison counties.
The first will be 4 to 7 p.m. July 8 at Meadow Heights School Cafeteria near Patton, Mo. The second will be 4 to 7 p.m. July 10 at the Madison County Senior Center in Fredericktown, Mo.
The open houses are being held to obtain input and share information on widening Highway 72 to 12-foot driving lanes with 6-foot paved shoulders from the Route OO intersection in Madison County to the Highway 51 junction area in Bollinger County.
MoDOT project team members also want to discuss an upcoming project to replace the Castor River and Cape Creek bridges in Madison County along with improvements planned for the highways 72/51 intersection in Bollinger County.
Several displays along with informational materials will be available.
For more information, contact project manager Tim Richmond at the Southeast District office in Sikeston by calling (573) 472-5290 or contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at (888) ASK-MODOT.