|The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to replace two bridges on Route H at Matthews, Missouri. The bridges are located over Ash Slough Ditch and a drainage ditch. The project will be let in November 2021, with construction beginning as early as January 2022. One bridge will be constructed at a time, and contractors will complete the replacement in one location before proceeding to the next.As work is underway, the roadway will be closed in the vicinity of each bridge. A signed detour will be in place. Completion is anticipated by December 2022.Interested persons may review the project in more detail and share their thoughts at www.modot.org/newmadridbridges. For more information, please contact MoDOT Project Manager Tim Pickett at (573) 472-9003, MoDOT Area Engineer David Wyman at (573) 380-2913 or MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636).