Drivers Encouraged to Use Alternate Routes

Drivers Encouraged to Use Alternate Routes
By: Christy Hendricks

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - It's no doubt some cities see an increase of traffic on Black Friday.
As travelers and shoppers head out on the road the day after Thanksgiving, the city of Cape Girardeau and the Missouri Deaprtmant of Transportation want drivers to use alternate routes to help decrese traffic congestion.
Additional traffic is expected in William Street (Route K) in Cape.  Drivers are encouraged to use Bloomfield Road and Route 74 to access businesses along William and Siemers Drive.
Drivers are also encouraged to take Exit 95 at Route 74 to access stores near Siemers Drive.