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Source: US State of Missouri

CAMERON, Mo. – A scrub seal project to address several routes across Northwest Missouri is moving forward with one route completed today and the sealing of three additional routes beginning soon. Vance Brothers, Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, is finishing the scrub seal on Route 6 between Route 31 in DeKalb County and U.S. Route 69 in Daviess County today. Next, they’ll move to U.S. Route 69 in Clinton County from Evergreen Street in Cameron to Route 116. That portion of the project will begin tomorrow and should continue through July 8. There will be no work from noon on Thursday, July 2 through Monday morning, July 6, due to the Independence Day holiday.

After the completion of U.S. Route 69, crews will move to two other Clinton County routes: Route PP between Route 33 and U.S. Route 69 and Route 33 between Route 116 and the Clay County line.

During each of these scrub seal operations, the roadway will be reduced to one lane with flaggers and a pilot car directing motorist through the work zone. Drivers will experience delays, both directions, as they must wait for a pilot car. Drivers entering from a side road onto the route being sealed must also wait for a pilot car.

A scrub seal is a preventative maintenance treatment which rejuvenates the road surface and helps extend the life of the roadway by filling and sealing cracks in the existing asphalt with an emulsified asphalt/aggregate seal. MoDOT does its best to be good stewards of the monies provided by taxpayers. One of the ways is to employ many preventative maintenance methods, such as this.

These are part of a larger project to seal roads across 13 counties in Northwest Missouri. Other planned routes are listed below in the expected order. Some routes may only take one day to complete, while others may continue for up to two weeks. All routes should be complete in early October:

NOW:

  • Route 6 in DeKalb and Daviess counties (Route 31 to U.S. Route 69)

NEXT:

  • U.S. Route 69 in Clinton County (Evergreen Street in Cameron to Route 116)
  • Route PP in Clinton County (Route 33 to U.S. Route 69)
  • Route 33 in Clinton County (Route 116 to Clay County)

COMING UP:

  • Route W in Harrison County (Route M to U.S. Route 69)
  • Route 13 in Harrison and Daviess counties (U.S. Route 69 to Route 6)
  • Route 190 in Daviess County (Grundy County to Route F)
  • Route W in Grundy County (Route 6 to Livingston County)
  • Route 190 in Daviess and Livingston counties (Route V to U.S. Route 65)
  • Route V in Daviess County (Route 6 to Route 190)
  • Route 13 in Daviess and Caldwell counties (Route 6 to Ray County)
  • Route 116 in Caldwell County (Route D to Route A)
  • Route 11 in Linn and Chariton counties (U.S. Route 24 to U.S. Route 36)
  • Route 5 in Chariton County (U.S. Route 24 to Howard County)

Some routes have already been completed in this bundle of projects:

  • U.S. Route 136 in Atchison and Nodaway counties (just east of Little Tarkio Creek to U.S. Route 71)
  • U.S. Route 136 in Atchison County (Interstate 29 to Route O)
  • Route T in Andrew County (Route DD to County Road 401)
  • Route O in Buchanan County (Route A to Route FF)
  • Route FF in Buchanan County (Route H to U.S. Route 169)
  • Route 31 in Buchanan County (U.S. Route 169 to U.S. Route 36)
  • U.S. Route 169 in Buchanan and Clinton counties (Route FF to Clay County)
  • Route 116 in Clinton County (U.S. Route 169 to the east city limits of Plattsburg and from Shoal Creek to I-35)
  • Route 33 in DeKalb and Clinton counties (U.S. Route 36 to Route 116)

All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change. Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. Motorist are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones.

For more information about these and other MoDOT projects, visit modot.org and view the online Traveler Information Map. Also at modot.org, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media.

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