Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation have finished drilling for rock and soil samples at the Saline Creek bridge on Route 17, located approximately 3.5 miles northeast of the Osage River Bridge at Tuscumbia in Miller County.  Both lanes opened at approximately 8 a.m. Thursday morning.
        MoDOT reminds motorists to buckle up, slow down and drive safety through the area.
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