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Source: US State of Missouri

Week of Feb. 24 For Drain Pipe Replacement Project

What: Missouri Route 97 CLOSED and Lawrence County Route BB CLOSED to replace deteriorating drain pipes underneath the roads

When: 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Road open at night.


  • Tuesday, February 25 — Missouri Route 97 closed between County Road 2040 and County Road 2050 north of Missouri Route 96
  • Wednesday-Thursday, February 26-27 – Lawrence County Route BB closed between County Road 2080 and County Road 2087 south of Missouri Route 96

Traffic Impacts:

  • Routes CLOSED only where crews are set up working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.
  • Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)


(For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit

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