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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Interstate 55 in Perry County reduced for repairs

The Missouri Department of Transportation will reduce two sections of southbound Interstate 55 in Perry County to one lane for pavement repairs. Construction on the first section, from Route K to Route F, will begin 7 a.m., Tuesday with completion expected at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Work on the second section, from Route T to Highway 51, will begin 7 a.m., Thursday and be finished by 2:30 p.m., Friday. The work zone will be marked.

MoDOT to hold ribbon cutting ceremony in Scott City

The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the outer road along Interstate 55 in Scott City at 10 a.m., Dec. 18. The ceremony will be held near William Nobbe & Co. Inc., located at 1400 E. Outer Road in Scott City. A new bridge was constructed over Ramsey Creek as well as grading, paving and signal installation at the I-55 and Route AB interchange. A new outer road also was built. For more information contact 472-5261, or go online to

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