Interstate 55 to be closed for 24 hours during overpass demolition
(Local News ~ 06/11/11)
SIKESTON- Interstate 55 from Benton to Miner will be closed for a 24-hour period next weekend for demolition of the Route H overpass, just south of Blodgett. Traffic will be detoured to Route 61 from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday. "We realize closing this portion of I-55 will be an inconvenience and tried to schedule it to minimize that as much as possible," said Southeast Regional Field Engineer Andy Meyer. "The closure is necessary to remove the Route H overpass."...
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