Bagnell Dam Bridge to receive $1.9 million rehabilitation in 2021

Lake Sun Staff
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Bagnell Dam.

The Business 54 Bagnell Dam bridge in Lake Ozark will be rehabilitated in 2021. The existing bridge was built in 1929 as part of the construction of the Bagnell Dam.  MoDOT says the bridge has reached a point where rehabilitation is necessary.

Project Details from MoDot:

When will the rehab take place?

Construction is expected to begin after the Labor Day holiday of 2021. This is assuming no delays.

What is the cost of the project?

The estimated cost of the project is $1.9 million.

What work will be done?

The existing Bagnell Dam Bridge was built in 1929. MoDOT says the purpose of this project is to repair the bridge deck, expansion joints and barrier walls and to replace the bridge driving surface and repair the adjacent sidewalk.

Will traffic be impacted?

During construction, Business 54 will be closed at the bridge for approximately three months. Motorists will need to use an alternate route while work takes place.

The public Comment Period is currently open and will remain open until February 8. If you have any questions, thoughts or concerns regarding this project, please use the form on MoDOT's website to help. The form can be found at the following address:

https://www.modot.org/BagnellDamBridge