The Missouri Department of Transportation continues with several roadwork projects around the area counties. Some of the work includes pothole patching and mowing. Specific projects in the local counties include:
Route C – remains CLOSED until further notice at the Branch of Turkey Creek Bridge due to damage from flooding.
US 65 – Bridge rehabilitation at the Wakenda Creek Bridge through late September.
US 65 – Bridge maintenance at the Shootman Creek and Mound Creek bridges.
Route V – CLOSED for bridge maintenance at the Miami Station Bridge, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.Monday to Thursday.
US 24 – Bridge replacement of the Mussel Fork River and Overflow Bridges west of Keytesville. Traffic is diverted over a one-lane, signalized bypass during the replacement.
US 24 – Bridge replacement of the Middle Fork Chariton River and Overflow bridges. Traffic will be directed through the work zone with temporary traffic signals.
US 69 – Shoulder work from US 136 to Route T, Monday to Wednesday and US 69 from Bethany to the Iowa State Line Wednesday to Friday.
Bridge maintenance is scheduled at several locations, including:
On Monday – Route 5 Muddy Creek Bridge, US 36 Westbound on the Muddy Creek Bridge, and US 36 westbound for the bridges between Route FF and Route 5.
Route 11 on the West Yellow Creek Bridge east of Brookfield all week and on US 36 bridges between Route 11 and Route 129, Tuesday to Friday.
US 65 – Resurfacing continues in the city limits of Chillicothe. This is night work only from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. as weather permits.
Route PP – remains CLOSED until further notice due to critical deterioration to the structure. The bridge is currently scheduled for replacement in fiscal year 2020.
Route 139 – Intersection and sidewalk improvements continue through Newtown beginning on the south end of town working north