MoDOT has announced contractors for Canadian Pacific Railroad will start work on the railroad bridge over Highway 36, just east of Highway 65 near Chillicothe, on Wednesday November 6th.

This will require lanes of 36 to be closed where the highway runs under the bridge. There will always be one lane open in both directions and work will be conducted during daylight hours only.

The project is scheduled to take a little less than a week to complete.

MoDOT made the announcement Wednesday afternoon.

Press release from the Missouri Department of Transportation

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – Contractors for Canadian Pacific Railroad will begin working Nov. 6, 2013, on the railroad bridge over U.S. Hwy 36 just east of U.S. Hwy 65 near Chillicothe, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The work being done by the contractors will necessitate lane closures on U.S. Hwy 36 where it runs under the railroad. One lane of U.S. Hwy 36 will remain open in each direction during the work. The planned work will take place during daylight hours and should take less than a week to complete.

All work is weather permitting. MoDOT apologizes for any inconvenience this necessary closure may cause. MoDOT encourages all motorists to slow down, buckle up and drive safely through work zones to ensure everyone can Arrive Alive.

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