Road Construction Alert

Westbound Route 171 Reduced to One Lane West

Of Carthage for Bridge Repairs July 7-Aug. 20

Where: Westbound Missouri Route 171 bridge over Center Creek west of Carthage


When: ‘Round the clock between July 7 and August 20

What: MoDOT crews repairing bridge expansion joint (bridge component connecting bridge to pavement)

Traffic Impacts:

  • One westbound lane of Route 171 closed where crews are working. One westbound lane will remain open at all times.
  • Lane closed ‘round the clock due to the nature of the repairs
  • Open lane reduced to 10 feet width
  • Speed limit reduced to 50 mph
  • Drivers can expect delays


Weather and/or unforeseen delays will alter the work schedule.