Heartland road projects 6/14
Here are road projects going on in the Heartland. Drive safely!
Route AA will be closed as MoDOT crews perform pavement repairs. This section of road is located between Route 51 and Route B. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, June 14 through Tuesday, June 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. The route will be open to local traffic only.
Business U.S. 60 (West Pine Blvd.) will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform roadside work. This section of road is located between Business U.S. 60/67 (Westwood Blvd.) and Second Street in Poplar Bluff. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Oct. 1 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Cape Girardeau County
Construction on the diverging diamond interchange at I-55 and U.S. Route 61 (mile marker 99) between Cape Girardeau and Jackson, continues with a southbound on-ramp closure planned starting on Monday, June 21. Weather permitting, the I-55 southbound on-ramp will be closed while crews pave the ramp. It will be closed at 5 a.m. on Monday, June 21 and remain closed until Friday, June 25 at 6 p.m. All other ramps will remain open.
Beginning Friday, March 15 the bridge on N. Main St. in Ironton which goes over Knob Creek will be closed indefinitely.
Route HH will remain closed as MoDOT crews replace a culvert under the road. This section of road is located between County Road 306 and County Road 311. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, June 14 at 7 a.m. and reopen on Tuesday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m.
New Madrid, Scott Counties
Route W in New Madrid and Scott Counties will be closed as contractor crews perform bridge repairs to Drainage Ditch #1. This section of road is located between Route Z in Stoddard County and Route E in New Madrid County. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 8 with completion anticipated on Wednesday, June 30.
Route U will be reduced to one lane as MoDOT crews perform bridge repairs. This section of road is located between County Road 615 and County Road 641. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Wednesday, June 16 through Thursday, June 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Route N and Route FF in Stoddard County will be closed for road repairs while the Missouri Department of Transportation fix the pavement. Work on Route N will extend from Route 60 to Route AB from June 14 through June 15 between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day. The work on Route FF will extend from Route 60 to Route E on June 14 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. MoDOT urges drives to use extreme caution when traveling nearby. Signs will mark the work zones.
Route Z will be closed as contractor crews perform bridge repairs to drainage ditch #37. This section of road is located between County Road 791 and Route W. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 8 with completion anticipated on Wednesday, June 30.
Beginning Monday, June 22, there will be road construction activity on IL 14 from the Hamilton/Franklin County Line near Macedonia to west of the Ewing Road due to mine subsidence. Contractor personnel will be onsite making temporary repairs to the roadway and permanent repairs will be ongoing throughout the completion of the mine subsidence which is scheduled to be completed in 2021. Motorists will encounter uneven pavement and bumps throughout the duration of the subsidence. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction and controlled by flaggers intermittently throughout the work zone. Message boards and signs will be in place to alert the motoring public of any change in road conditions. Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through the work zone. To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route.
IL 15 (Broadway St. and Main St.) will be closed at the Evansville Western Railway crossings on IL 15 near South 15th Street in Mount Vernon. Starting Monday, June 28 at 8 a.m. and ending on Friday, July 2 at 7 p.m., crews from the Evansville Western Railway will be performing repairs on the railroad crossings on Eastbound (Broadway) and Westbound (Main) IL 15. There will be no traffic permitted through the Broadway and Main/South 15th Street crossings during the repairs. Drivers may use the marked detours.
IL 37 (South 10th St.) will be closed at the Evansville Western Railway crossing on IL 15 just south of Casey Avenue and the Jefferson County Jail in Mount Vernon. Starting on Monday, June 21 at 8 a.m. and ending on Friday, June 25 at 7 p.m. crews from the Evansville Western Railway will be performing repairs on the railroad crossing on IL 37 (South 10th Street). There will be no traffic permitted through the South 10th Street crossing during the repairs. Drivers may use the marked detours.
I-64 from east of Okawville to the Jefferson County line will have intermediate lane restrictions in each direction starting at 6 p.m. on March 8, weather permitting. Lane closures can be expected between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. daily. One lane of traffic in each direction will always remain open. Work is anticipated to be finished in early July. This is for pavement repairs.
IDOT said road work on I-24 will start on Monday, March 22. Work includes bridge repairs, bridge approach slabs, patching, surface removal, hot mix asphalt binder and surface course, hot mix asphalt shoulders, guardrail and pavement markings along the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-24 from the Johnson/Massac County line to the Ohio River, mile post 24 to mile post 39. Eastbound and Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane at various locations with a max width of 14-feet, 3-inches. Work is expected to be finished Nov. 15, 2022.
IDOT alerted drivers to lane reductions on U.S. 45 south of Illinois 14. This starts on Monday, March 15, weather permitting, and is expected to last several months. Work will include 8.2 miles of patching, milling and resurfacing along U.S. 45 from IL 14 to IL 1. The contractor will also be working on sidewalks in Norris City.
IDOT says starting on Monday night, Oct. 5, weather permitting, there will be construction on I-57 from Old Illinois 13 in Marion (exit 53) to Johnston City (exit 59) that will require lane closures starting at 7 p.m. The contractor will work nightly from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Work includes pavement patching, pavement removal and replacement at underpasses, milling, resurfacing and pavement markings. Work is expected to be finished in July 2021.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be doing bridge improvements on KY 91 at mile marker 12.32. The bridge and highway will be reduced to one lane between the North and South I-69 ramps, and a temporary signal will be installed to help facilitate traffic. A suggested detour is KY 91 to I-69 North to KY 293 to I-69 South to KY 91.
Contractors plant to clear trees and brush, demolishing structures within the construction corridor on U.S. 641 in southern Calloway County around March 1, weather permitting. Construction signage on side roads will be the first indication that work is about to start. Most of the work will involve the construction of culverts and bridges and other activities that will have no impact on traffic along existing U.S. 641. The project will finish Kentucky’s section of a corridor from I-69 at Benton to Paris, Tenn., and I-40 to the south. It’s scheduled for completion in summer 2023.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans an extended closure of KY 1124 in Graves County starting Monday, June 7, 2021. KY 1124 will be closed at mile point 6.3 to allow the Minnow Creek Culvert to be replaced. This is along the north-south section of KY 1124 where it parallels the Graves-Calloway County Line between Samuel Drive and Patterson Lane. This section of KY 1124 is expected to close at 8 a.m., CDT, on Monday, June 7. The culvert replacement project is expected to take about 3 weeks to complete, weather permitting. There will be no marked detour. However, motorists may self-detour via KY 564 and KY 80. The Minnow Branch Culvert is being replaced with a pre-fabricated aluminum arch culvert. The pre-fabricated structures can be installed in a matter of weeks instead of months and are less expensive than a traditional concrete culvert. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will attempt to provide timely notice should the roadway reopen sooner than expected.
KYTC and Graves Co. Road Dept. closed Martin Road at the Obion Creek Branch Bridge on Friday, April 3. It was closed after an inspection found additional deterioration of the bridge substructure. Martin Road (County Road 1214) runs between KY 303 and KY 83 just south of the Cuba community. The bridge is near the south end of Martin Road at mile point 0.5. The bridge is closed until further notice. This will likely be a long-term closure.
The Murray Water Department plans to close a section of KY 94/Main Street in downtown Murray starting Thursday, June 10, 2021. This closure of KY 94/Main Street between 7th Street and 8th Street is to allow a water main repair. KY 94/Main Street will be open to local traffic only between KY 2594/Industrial Road and U.S. 641/North 12th Street. Passenger vehicles and trucks should detour via U.S. 641/North 12th Street, U.S. 641-Business/Chestnut Street, and KY 2594/Industrial Road. The duration of this closure is unknown.
A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet brush cutting crew plans to resume work along a section of Interstate 24 westbound at Paducah in McCracken County starting Wednesday, February 3, 2021. This westbound daytime work zone lane restriction will resume near the 4 mile marker to allow mechanized brush cutting along the westbound right of way. This work zone will continue to move westward toward the I-24 Ohio River Bridge as the brush cutting progresses. This westbound work zone will be active on weekdays during daylight hours whenever weather conditions allow. Motorists should be alert for slowing and merging traffic as they approach this westbound work zone. Once westbound work is completed to the Ohio River Bridge the crew will move to the eastbound lanes.
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