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Source: US State of Missouri

SIKESTON – Route 53 in Butler and Dunklin County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform drainage repairs.

This section of roadway is located from County Road 218 to County Road 101.

Weather permitting, work will take place Thursday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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