U.S. Route 61 at Center Junction to Close Overnight Thursday

Construction of the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 55 and U.S. Route 61 (mile marker 99) between Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Missouri, continues with overnight closures planned Thursday, May 7 to Friday, May 8.  Weather permitting; Route 61/Kingshighway will be closed at I-55 while contractor crews install culvert pipes under the roadway overnight. Work will take place Thursday, May 7 to Friday, May 8 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. The southbound on ramp and northbound off ramp will remain open during these hours. The work zones will be marked with signs.  Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area. For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/southeast.

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