Bridge Replacements On Highway 6 Begins Tuesday

Replacement of the two bridges on Missouri Highway 6 near Humphreys and Milan will begin next week.  The Missouri Department of Transportation says part one will require contractors from Boone Construction Company of Columbia to close the West Locust Creek Bridge, west of Route 5 Tuesday, with a planned reopening in early July.

In Part 2, crews will close the West Yellow Creek Bridge east of Route 5 near Milan, May 13 with a planned reopening early August.

Each new bridge will have 32-feet wide lanes, eight feet wider than the current bridge lanes, and new four-foot shoulders.

During the construction, drivers will need to find alternate routes.

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