Interstate 55 near Route 74 Repairs Beginning June 10 in Cape Girardeau

Information from MoDOT Southeast District

Southbound I-55 in Cape Girardeau and Scott Counties will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as contractor crews begin the asphalt overlay.

This section of roadway is located from Route 74 at Cape Girardeau to Route M at Scott City.

Weather permitting, this will be night work only from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 20.

The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.

For additional information, contact the Resident Engineer, Brian Holt at (573)243-0899 or MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit