Route 51 overpass to be reduced to one-lane


The Route 51 overpass over Interstate 55 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews complete bridge repairs.

This section of roadway is located at Exit 129 in Perryville. The on and off ramps will remain open. I-55 traffic below the overpass will not be impacted.

Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, July 26, with completion anticipated Monday, Sept. 6. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.

For additional information, contact resident engineer Brian Holt at (573) 243-0899, MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit


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