Heartland road projects 3/5

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Heartland road projects 3/5

Missouri

Butler County

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, Perry Counties

Northbound and southbound I-55 will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform bridge repairs. The following lane closures will be in place:

  • Northbound work will extend from mile marker 117 to mile marker 129
  • Southbound work will extend from mile marker 123 to mile marker 117

Weather permitting, crews will be working on Thursday, March 11, with completion anticipated on Monday, March 31.

Dunklin, Stoddard Counties

Missouri Route 25 in Dunklin and Stoddard Counties will be reduced to one lane as MoDOT crews perform shoulder repairs. This section of road is located from Business Route 25 in Dunklin County to Route U in Stoddard County. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Wednesday, March 3 through Friday, March 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Iron County

Beginning Friday, March 15 the bridge on N. Main St. in Ironton which goes over Knob Creek will be closed indefinitely.

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.

Perry County

Route NN will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as MoDOT crews perform pavement repairs. This section of road is located between County Road 820 and County Road 822. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 8 through Thursday, March 11 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Scott, New Madrid, Stoddard Counties

Westbound U.S. Route 60 in Scott, New Madrid and Stoddard Counties will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform guardrail repairs. The following lane closures will be in place on Route 60:

  • Work will extend from Route AA in Scott County to Route E in New Madrid County. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 1 through Monday, March 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
  • Work will extend from Route BB in New Madrid County to County Road 589 in Stoddard County. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 8 through Monday, March 15 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
  • Work will extend from Route FF in Stoddard County to Route WW in Stoddard County. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 15 through Monday, March 22 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Stoddard County

Route N will be reduced to one lane as MoDOT crews replace a culvert under the road. This section of road is located between County Road 536 and County 540. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Tuesday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 10 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Route AB will be reduced to one lane as MoDOT crews perform shoulder repairs. This section of road is located between County Road 503 and County Road 535. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 8 through Tuesday, March 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

Route 114 will be reduced to one lane as contractor crews perform utility work. This section of road is located from Kitchen Road to Airport Road in Dexter. Weather permitting, work will take place on Wednesday, March 3 through Friday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Route F will be reduced to one lane as MoDOT crews perform drainage repairs. This section of road is located between U.S. Route 60 and County Road 462. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 5 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

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.

Westbound Route 60 will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform bridge pavement repairs. This section of road is located between Route 153 and Route 25. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 8 through Tuesday, April 30 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Illinois

Franklin County

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.

Jackson County

The final stage of construction of the Chautauqua McLafferty Roundabout will begin on Monday, December 28. Chautauqua Road will close at 7 a.m., and detours signs will be in place. Chautauqua Road will be closed at the intersection with McLafferty Road until construction is complete.

Jefferson County

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.

Massac County

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-24 near Metropolis, Illinois that there will be a lane closure on the bridge that carries I-24 over the Ohio River. The closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 1, 2021 extending through Friday, March 5, 2021 on eastbound Interstate 24, and Monday, March 8 extending through Friday, March 12 on westbound Interstate 24. The closure will be effective from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day during these time periods. A consultant crew will be preforming the bi-annual inspection of the structure carrying Interstate 24 over the Ohio River. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction site as quickly as possible. Through traffic is encouraged to seek alternate routes while this work is underway.

New Madrid County

Southbound Interstate 55 will be reduced to one lane with a 16-foot width restriction as crews perform bridge repairs. This section of road is located between mile marker 42 and mile marker 40 near Marston, Mo. Weather permitting, crews will be working on Monday, March 22 through Friday, March 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Perry County

U.S. 51 will be closed between Hickory St. and Division St. in Du Quoin beginning on Monday, March 8. Crews will be making repairs to the existing railroad overpass bridge. The closure is expected to last one month. Message boards will be in place to alert drivers. Alternate detour routes will be marked along Route 154 and Route 14. Emergency vehicles will be allowed to cross the bridge.

Williamson County

Starting on Feb. 24, Tacoma Lake Road on Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to thru traffic from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weekdays for the next two weeks. The closure is due to roadside maintenance.

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.

Kentucky

Calloway County

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.

Carlisle County

KYTC plans to close a section of KY 1628 on Monday, March 8. It will be closed at mile point 2.8 to allow base repair work. This is along KY 1628 just east of the KY 1820 intersection. It will close around 7:30 a.m. on Monday and is expected to reopen around 2:30 p.m.

Graves County

KYTC plans a daytime close of KY 2422 west of the Cuba community in Graves County on Friday, March 5, 2021. KY 2422 will be closed during daylight hours at mile point 8.9 to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This is along KY 2422 just east of Watershed Road between KY 303 and KY 385. The roadway at this site is expected to close at approximately 8 a.m., CST, on Friday. KY 2422 is expected to reopen to traffic around 3 p.m., on Friday. There will be no marked detour. However, motorists may self-detour via KY 303, KY 94, and KY 385.

A section of KY 2422 northwest of the Water Valley community will be closed starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 8. Crews will be replacing a culvert that carries a branch of the Bayou De Chien under the roadway between Lawrence Rd. and Kingston Rd. Weather permitting, the roadway will reopen to traffic late on Friday, March 12. There will not be a marked detour, but drivers can self detour by traveling KY129 and KY 94.

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.

Marshall County

The load limit on 962/Old Olive Road at the Lovette Creek Culvert was reduced to 3 tons on Tuesday, January 19 until further notice. Load limit signs are posted alerting drivers that vehicles no larger than a passenger vehicle or unloaded pickup truck can travel this section of roadway until repairs are made. KYTC said they are working on plans to repair, replace or upgrade the culvert as soon as possible.

A KYTC contractor is planning asphalt paving along the U.S. 641 work zone in downtown Benton starting on Friday, Nov. 13. This work zone runs from mile point 7.89 near the Town Creek Bridge extending northward through downtown Benton to mile point 8.824 at all KY 348/5th Street intersection, a distance of about 8/10ths of a mile. It includes all of the one-way sections along Main Street and Poplar Street in Benton. The contractor will try to maintain entrances and access for businesses and homes along the work zone. However, entrance closures will be required during the paving process. The crew will be working during daylight hours along about a 4-5 block section of the work zone at a time. There will be no on-street parking in the downtown area while milling and paving crews are active. The paving of base courses of asphalt along the entire work zone is expected to take about two weeks to finish. The target completion date for all work on the project is June 1, 2021.

McCracken County

KYTC has completed navigation light work along the westbound lanes of the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge. The contractor plans to establish a daytime work zone lane restriction on the eastbound lanes of the bridge near the 29 mile marker starting Thursday, March 4, 2021. All eastbound traffic will move to the left-hand or passing lane in this work zone. Appropriate caution is required where equipment, flaggers, and maintenance personnel are along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow. Weather permitting, navigation light work along the eastbound I-24 Tennessee River Bridge is expected to be completed and the work zone removed by mid-afternoon on Friday, March 5.

The City of Paducah says a contractor will be start rehabilitation of a quarter-mile section of Bridge Street on Paducah’s southside on Monday, Feb. 8. Bridge Street will be improved from Irvin Cobb Drive to Hays Avenue. The first phase of the project will last about 90 days. The scope of the work includes sidewalk and curb and gutter replacement, the addition of accessible ramps, entrance reconstructions to properties and storm sewer upgrades. Later this year, a contractor will mill and pave the roadway. Traffic will remain open in both directions; however, a lane restriction will be enforced where crews are working.

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.

Trigg County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime closures along KY 164/Roaring Springs Road in southern Trigg County on Thursday and Friday, March 4 & 5, 2021. KY 164/Roaring Springs Road will be closed between the 18 mile marker and the 20.1 mile marker to allow washout repairs at several locations along this 2-mile section. This is along KY 164 between KY 139/South Road and Delmont Church Road. KY 164/Roaring Springs Road will be closed from approximately 7:30 a.m. to about 2:30 p.m. each day. Local access will be maintained on each side of the closure point. There will be no marked detour. Motorists may self-detour via KY 525/New Hope Road and KY 139. Some additional finish work may be required in this area on Monday, March 8. That work can be completed with a lane restriction and alternating flow controlled by flaggers.

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