Section of Highway 72 closed today

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

A section of Highway 72 in Cape Girardeau County has been reduced to one lane until 5 p.m. today, weather permitting. The closed roadway is located between County Road 469 and County Road 346.

Missouri Department of Transportation officials reported that a crew from their office began trimming trees at 8 a.m. today next to the roadway in the eastbound and westbound lanes of the closed section. MoDOT officials urged motorists to use extreme caution while traveling in the area.

For additional information, contact MoDOT's customer service center at 888-275-6636.

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