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.
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Detour will endure until October 2022.

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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Detour will endure until October 2022.

Click here for specific updated information from MoDOT Southwest Mo.

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