ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Due to weather, contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation have postponed the closure of the ramp from southbound Interstate 29 to northbound I-229 (Exit 43) by one day. The ramp closure is now planned for Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for guardrail work.

All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change.

MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by always buckling up, keeping your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Know before you go and check what work zones you might encounter at

Also at, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media.

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