Missouri 96 Highway closed east of Carthage, Mo. detours around bridge replacement near Avilla; Closure endures to October 2022
This bridge replacement is part of Gov Mike Parson's $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – MoDOT have alerted all to this extended road closing for months. It’s part of Gov Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.
The roadway east of Avilla is closed as of today. The detour has begun.
- Drivers will be directed along the following signed detour:
- Eastbound Route 96 traffic detoured south on I-49 in Carthage and east on I-44 at Exit 46
- Westbound drivers on Route 96 detoured west on I-44 to northbound I-49 at Exit 18 to Route 96 at Exit 53 in Carthage
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The Missouri Route 96 bridge over White Oak Creek east of #Avilla will be CLOSED for up to 120 days beginning the week of June 6.
— MoDOT Southwest (@MoDOT_Southwest) June 2, 2022
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