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Bridge Rehabilitations Resume in Rural Northeast Missouri

HANNIBAL, Mo. – Weather permitting, the week of February 28, rehabilitation work is set to resume, entering the final stage, on 25 rural Northeast Missouri bridges. Work began last summer then halted due to winter conditions.

Capital Paving & Construction, LLC was awarded the $2.2M contract last year that spans eight counties includes Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Schuyler, Scotland and Shelby. These bridges were included in the Safe and Sound Bridge program which rebuilt more than 800 bridges approximately 12 years ago.

Locations are as follows:

  • Adair County, Route V - Over Timber Creek, 1.5 miles north of Route F
  • Adair County, Route A - Over North Fork Salt River, 0.75 miles east of U.S. Route 63, near Greentop
  • Adair County, Route D - Over Brush Creek, one-half mile west of Missouri Route 149
  • Clark County, Route K - Over Little Fox River, one mile north of Route N
  • Clark County, CRD 306 - Near U.S. 61, approximately 2.5 miles west of Alexandria
  • Clark County, Route D - Over Wyaconda River, 0.5 miles east of Route M
  • Clark County, Route AA - Over Little Fox River,  1.25 miles south of Route NN
  • Clark County, Route D - Over Little Wyaconda River, 0.5 miles east of Route M
  • Knox County, Route E - Over South Fabius River, 0.5 miles south of Missouri Route 156 near Newark
  • Knox County, Route J - Over South Fork South Fabius River, 2.5 miles south of Missouri Route 11
  • Knox County, Missouri Route 156 - Over South Fabius River, 0.4 miles west of Route E
  • Knox County, Route E - Over Troublesome Creek, 2 miles north of Route T
  • Knox County, Route M - Over Middle Fabius River, 13.25 miles south of Route V
  • Knox County, Missouri Route 15 - Over North Fork Fabius River, near Edina
  • Lewis County, Missouri Route 156 - Over Big Grassy Creek, near Ewing
  • Macon County, Route J - Over Long Branch, 0.3 miles east of Route RA
  • Macon County, Missouri Route 156 - Over Walnut Creek, 2 miles east of Missouri Route 149
  • Macon County, Route OO - Over Middle Fork Chariton River, 2.4 miles north of U.S. 136
  • Schuyler County, Route E - Over Brush Creek, 2.3 miles west of Route A
  • Schuyler County, Route J - Over Salt River, 2 miles east of U.S. 63
  • Schuyler County, Route A - Over Brushy Creek, 3 miles south of Downing
  • Scotland County, Route Z - Over Little Fox River, 0.5 miles south of the Iowa State line
  • Shelby County, Route H - Over Hilton Branch, 1.6 miles south of Route M in Leonard
  • Shelby County, Route BB - Over Garnett Branch, 3 miles north of Route M in Epworth
  • Shelby County, Route DD - Over Otter Creek, 1.75 miles west of Route TT near Maud

This final phase of work includes bridge painting, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of August 2024. All work is weather dependent and schedules are subject to change. Traffic will be reduced to one lane where crews are actively working with a 10-foot width restriction in place.  Flaggers will be utilized to direct motorists through the work zone. Crews will be present during daylight hours, Monday through Friday.

A list and interactive map of all 25 bridges can be found on the projects webpage at https://www.modot.org/SASNE. A second set of (14) Safe and Sound bridges is scheduled to begin later this year in the southern portion of the Northeast District.

For more information on this and other projects in your area, please contact MoDOT’s Customer Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK MODOT (275-6636). You can also visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast.

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