I-44 Traffic Shift Beginning August 8 in Springfield

Where/When:

Missouri Route 744/Mulroy Road Bridge CLOSED in Springfield
Beginning Friday, August 5 for up to 26 days

Eastbound I-44 traffic shifted up and over I-44 using the eastbound I-44 on and off ramps (mile marker 84)
Beginning Monday, August 8 for up to 23 days

What: Contractor crews to replace the pavement on I-44 at Missouri Route 744/Mulroy Road interchange (mile marker 84) and install median drainage improvements. This is part of the I-44 Pavement Improvement and Missouri Route 744 Bridge Rehabilitation Project. This project also includes the Chestnut Expressway Pavement Improvement Project between I-44 and Broadview Place which was completed June 17, 2022.

Traffic Impacts:

Missouri Route 744/Mulroy Road Bridge CLOSED in Springfield
Eastbound I-44 traffic shifted up and over I-44 closure using the eastbound I-44 on and off ramps (mile marker 84)
Eastbound I-44 will be closed at mile marker 84
Drivers should not pass in the work zone due to narrowed driving lanes
Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas
Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone
Drivers should look for an alternate route
Signed detour includes: U.S. Route 65, Missouri 744/Kearney Street, Greene County Route OO, Missouri Route 125
Crews will work both daytime and nighttime hours
Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)

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