Weekly road construction outlook for April 25-29.

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the mid-Missouri area for the week of April 25-29.  Weather conditions may cause postponements in the work schedule.  Other construction or maintenance work may occur on other roadways throughout the area.  Many projects will include lane closures and delays can be expected.
MoDOT reminds the public to buckle up, slow down, follow posted signing and drive safely through work areas.  For more information about a project,  contact MoDOT at 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or log onto www.modot.org/central. You can also follow MoDOT’s Central District on Twitter, at https://twitter.com/MoDOT_Central.

Camden County
Daylight Hours
Route 54 in Linn Creek at the intersections of Route V and Business Park Road/East Valley Drive – Median turn lane construction and intersection improvements.  Grading and drainage work continues for the new Business Park Road and East Valley Drive widening.   

One lane in each direction will be closed periodically in the work area for the next few weeks as crews grade new offset turn lanes. Motorists should expect delays.

This project is scheduled for completion in spring 2011.

Daylight/Overnight Hours
Route 54 between the Grand Glaize Bridge to west of Route KK in Osage Beach – Grading, drainage work, paving and bridges for the new Route 54 Expressway.

Traffic on Laguna Beach Road is being re-routed on the service road where they will access the new Case Road Interchange. Grading continues from Laguna Beach to the Grand Glaize Bridge. The contractor is placing rock base on the new Route 54 Expressway from Route KK to the west end of the project.    The contractor is building the new Route KK bridge while traffic is using existing Route KK. Work continues on the New Nichols Road. Minor traffic delays can be expected as construction equipment accesses these areas. Key Largo Road traffic will be moved this week to their new location west of where they currently access existing Route 54.

This portion of the project is scheduled for completion in summer 2011.

Route W bridge over Watson Creek, approximately 3.5 miles west of Route 54 – Bridge replacement continues.  The bridge is located 3.5 miles west of U.S. 54.  The bridge is closed to traffic through late May.  Motorists should seek alternate routes around the work area.  This project is part of the Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program.

Camden and Miller counties
Daylight Hours
Route 242/Horseshoe Bend Parkway between Lake Ozark Community Bridge and
Route 54 – Grading and paving for a new four-lane highway.   

The contractor is excavating and placing material on the western end of the project near the Community Bridge. Drainage pipe is being placed near the west end of the project and construction is underway on a box culvert farther east in the work area.  No traffic delays expected at this time.

This project is scheduled for completion in late winter 2011.

Morgan County
Daylight Hours
Route 50 from two miles west of Route D to the Pettis County line – Roadway maintenance will take place Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29.  One lane will be open and crews will flag traffic through the work area.