Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County Closing Briefly on Oct. 18 for Utility Repairs

Information from a Missouri Department of Transportation Southeast District news release
North and Southbound Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County will be closed as contractor crews perform utility repairs.
This section will be between Exit 96 and Exit 99. Weather permitting, work will be completed on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Message boards and signs will be in place marking a detour route, using William Street, Mt. Auburn and Kingshighway. 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