Where: U.S. Route 54 over Little Dry Wood Creek west of Nevada

When: Beginning Week of Monday, May 13

Details: Project was originally scheduled to begin back in March 2024, but construction delays postponed the project

Traffic impacts:

Beginning the week of May 13, contractor crews will build temporary crossover lanes in the median, taking 3-4 weeks to complete

Once the crossover lanes are completed, contractor crews will CLOSE the westbound bridge and shift traffic head-to-head on the eastbound lanes until early August

When contractor completes work on westbound bridge, the eastbound bridge will CLOSE and traffic shifted head-to-head on the westbound lanes for duration of the project

Drivers should expect traffic delays

Watch for equipment and crews entering and exiting the work zone

Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone

Drivers should consider alternate routes during the project

Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

Weather and/or construction delays could alter the work schedule.

Project information:

Prime contractor – Capital Paving and Construction LLC, Columbia

Total project cost: $2.3 million

Contract completion date: Nov. 1, 2024