ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close Route PP at the Middle Fork Chariton River Bridge for routine maintenance. The roadway will close between Salt Lick Avenue and Cemetery Avenue at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, and remain closed around-the-clock through 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. Motorists must use an alternate route during the closure.

The closure had previously been announced between Salt Lick Avenue and Muncas Avenue.

This 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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