CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — A project to replace expansion joints and guardrail on two U.S. Route 65 bridges is scheduled to begin next week.

Contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to begin work on Highway 65 Roach Lake Bridge, south of Chillicothe Monday, Sept. 30 through late October.

Crews also plan to begin work on the Carroll County Tater Hill Creek Bridge, southwest of Tina, Monday, Oct. 7 and expect to be completed by Monday, Oct. 14. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and directed by traffic signals during both projects.

All work and schedules are weather permitting.