Road Work to Cause Lane Closure on Mississippi River Bridge in Cape Girardeau, Starting Dec. 2

modotInformation from a Missouri Department of Transportation Southeast District news release

A section of Route 74/34 (Shawnee Parkway next to the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge) beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 2 will be reduced to one lane as the Missouri Department of Transportation performs bridge repairs, weather permitting. The project is expected to last from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Thursday, Dec. 11.

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