Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau Reduced for Pavement Repairs Starting Oct. 9

Northbound I-55 in Cape County will be reduced nightly to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as contractor crews mill and overlay the roadway with asphalt.

The section of roadway is located between Route K to Route 61 which will take place Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6p.m. to 4 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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

From a MoDOT Southeast District News Release