SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route J from Highway 72 in Madison County to Highway 51 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews seal the roadway with a mixture of rock and oil. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Aug. 3. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact resident engineer Jason Williams at 573-431-4933 or MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636, or visit www.modot.org/southeast.