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I-49 bridges Over Opossum, Coon Creeks reduced to one lane June 27-29

Two bridges on I-49 will undergo surface work early next week, resulting in speed reductions, reduced lanes and possible temporary delays.

It will be happening Northbound I-49/Coon Creek bridge near Mile Mark 67 and southbound I-49/Opossum Creek bridge near Mile Marker 65 in Jasper County

Work will take place between 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, June 27-29

Contractor crews working to repair bridge deck/driving surfaces over Opossum and Coon creeks

Traffic Impacts:

  • Both bridges reduced to one lane in each direction
  • At least one lane OPEN in each direction at all times
  • Speed limit reduced to 60 mph through the work zones
  • Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zones
  • No signed detour
  • Drivers should find alternate routes
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts
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