SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a contract to replace the Highway 91 bridge over Drainage Ditch 2 located near Morley, Mo. The $474,708 contract was awarded to Chester Bross Construction Co./C.B. Equipment Inc. of Hannibal, Mo. Weather permitting, construction is expected to start in May, with completion anticipated this summer. As work is underway, the highway will remain closed. Signs and warning devices will be in place. Motorists are urged to plan for possible delays. The Missouri Department of Transportation will alert drivers before any changes in traffic. For more information, contact project manager Eric Krapf at 573-472-5261, resident engineer Brian Holt at 243-0899 or MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636.