Road Work to Start Next Week on Route 61 in New Madrid County


Route 61 in New Madrid County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is located from County Road 728 to Route W, north of New Madrid, Missouri.   Weather permitting; work will take place  from Monday, August 30 through Thursday, Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The work zone 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

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