ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Drivers on Route 61 should expect delays this week for safety improvements.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close three interchanges on Highway 61 in St Charles County. Crews will work to widen the shoulder, allowing larger vehicles to enter and exit the highway safer from June 24 until June 28.
While one intersection is closed, the others will remain open so that drivers can detour to the next closest intersection.
The interchanges are scheduled to start at Mchugh Road, North Point Prairie, and Route W and are only to close for one day each from 6:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
#TRAFFICALERT: Crews will be widening shoulders on Route 61 starting at McHugh Rd, then North Point Prairie, and end at Route W. Only one intersection will be closed at a time. These closures will be take place between 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24-28. pic.twitter.com/hllcsAcVBz
— MoDOT St. Louis Area (@MoDOT_StLouis) June 20, 2019
If you take Route 61 expect delays today through friday. 3 intersections are set to be closed to widen shoulders. Route 61 at McHugh Rd., North Point Prairie, and Route W. Each intersection is scheduled to be closed for one day between 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. McHugh is first! @fox2now
— Monica Adams (@MonicaAdamsTV) June 24, 2019