Lane & Ramp Closures on WB I-44/I-49 Bridge in Jasper Co. next week

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Starting next week, contractor crews will work to repair bridge girders over Missouri Route 59.

The project is set for 7 p.m.-7 a.m., Monday-Sunday, beginning week of September 26 for up to 14 days. It will affect westbound I-44 bridge over I-49/Missouri Route 59 (Exit 18) at Fidelity in Jasper County.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Expect lane closures on westbound I-44 (Exit 18) and I-49/Missouri Route 59 at Fidelity during nighttime hours
  • Westbound I-44-to-southbound Missouri Route 59 ramp CLOSED at night while crews are working
  • Northbound Missouri Route 59-to-westbound I-44 ramp CLOSED at night while crews are working
  • I-49/Missouri Route 59 speed limit reduced to 50 mph in the work zone
  • All lanes and ramps OPEN during daytime hours
  • Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone
  • No signed detour
  • Drivers should find alternate route
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

Weather and/or scheduling conflicts could alter the work schedule. 

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