Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau Reduced for Bridge Repairs Starting Jan. 10

Information from a Missouri Department of Transportation Southeast District news release

Northbound I-55 in Cape County will be reduced to one lane Missouri Department of Transportation crews bridge deck repairs. This section of roadway is located from Route 74 at Cape to Route AB (bridge over the Diversion Channel).

Weather permitting, work will take place Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. through Monday, Jan. 12 at 7 a.m. daily. Additional work will take place starting Saturday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. through Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 a.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 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