MoDOT names current area road work projects

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Southeast Missourian

The Missouri Department of Transportation said in a news release that some roads and highways in Southeast Missouri will be closed or reduced for repairs.

* Route A in Scott County between County Road 234 and County Road 224 about a quarter-mile west of New Hamburg, will be closed beginning at 6:30 a.m. May 18 until mid-August.

The section of roadway will be closed while the contractor, Joe's Bridge and Grading, removes the existing structure and constructs the new bridge.

* Interstate 55 between Perry and Cape Girardeau counties will be reduced to one lane from 8 a.m. May 4 until 5 p.m. May 7. There will be a 16-foot width restriction while work crews do concrete repairs.

* Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from Highway 51 at Perryville to U.S. 61 at Fruitland at various locations.

* Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from U.S. 61 at Fruitland to the Ste. Genevieve County Line.

Drivers are urged to use caution when traveling through areas where road crews are working.

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