NEWS RELEASE FROM THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
First Street/I-49 Overpass Project In Lamar Begins Week of April 21
Lamar – Work to build a new First Street bridge over I-49 in Lamar is scheduled to begin the week of April 21, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.
Drivers can expect lane closings at times on I-49 as crews build a bridge to carry First Street traffic over the interstate.
Contractor crews will work primarily during the day but may have to work at night at times.
During the project the east outer road will be closed for a time at First Street. An exact date will be announced later.
The project is a partnership between MoDOT, Barton County, the cities of Lamar and Lamar Heights and the Barton County Ambulance District.
Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.
Prime Contractor: APAC-Missouri, Columbia
Construction cost: $2.3 million
Completion date: November 14, 2014
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