I-55 Route M northbound exit closed in Jefferson County, MO - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

I-55 Route M northbound exit closed in Jefferson County, MO

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

If you plan to travel north of the Heartland in the near future keep in mind the Missouri Department of Transportation has closed Route M, from the southbound I-55 exit ramp to the northbound I-55 entrance ramp.

Sheriff Oliver "Glenn" Boyer wants to remind drivers that this section of Route M will remain closed up to four weeks.

Sheriff Boyer says there is no access from Route M to northbound I-55 however the Route M exit ramp from southbound I-55 is open.

Drivers can detour to Route 61/67 using Route Z or Imperial Main Street.

Also, drivers are being asked to use alternate routes and remember to expect delays during the morning and evening hours.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office will be monitoring traffic in these areas.     

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