SIKESTON, Mo. -- Highway 51 in Stoddard County will be closed today, while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a drainage pipe beneath the roadway. This section of road is from Route J to Route AE. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636.