UPDATE: 11:35 a.m. April 8, 2021: Route C in at the Shoal Creek bridge in Livingston County is now open to all traffic, according to MoDOT. Maintenance crew placed a steel plate on the bridge, the release says.

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — A section of Livingston County Route C is now closed for emergency repairs to the Shoal Creek Bridge, northwest of Dawn.

Local maintenance crews from MoDOT discovered an issue on the bridge’s driving surface that prompted the immediate closure.

A steel plate will be placed Wednesday, April 7 and crews will reopen the roadway Wednesday. During the closure and repair, motorists will need to use an alternate route.