Road Work Begins July 16 on Mississippi River Bridge in Cape Girardeau

East and Westbound Route 34/74 in Cape Girardeau will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge repairs.

This is the bridge between Cape Girardeau and Illinios over the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau.

Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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

For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit

Information from MoDOT news release