Weather permitting, Monday, August 11 at 7 a.m., Route B will be closed to traffic to replace the Hurley Branch Bridge located 2.5 miles south of MO 154 near Perry in Ralls County. The bridge should take approximately 50 working days to replace. The 81-year-old bridge will be replaced with a new wider two-lane bridge and will open to traffic in mid to late October.
Road closure signs will be in place notifying motorists of the work. Alternate routes of travel are available over MO 154, MO 19, Route D and B. Please use alternate routes during this time.
All roadwork is posted on the traveler information map. Those traveling and commuting public are encouraged to check the online map at www.modot.org daily for new work zones. For more information about this bridge or others, contact the MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636). You can also visit us online at www.modot.mo.gov/northeast.