MoDOT Suspending Highway Construction for Holiday Weekend

Published 05/21 2014 10:18AM

Updated 05/22 2014 07:29AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Road construction won't slow drivers down over the long holiday weekend.

MoDOT is suspending most highway construction and maintenance work during the Memorial Day weekend.

Work will stop at noon on Friday, May 23 and will resume Tuesday, May 27 after the morning rush.

During the Memorial Day weekend last year, six people were killed and 63 seriously injured in traffic crashes in Missouri.

Travelers can check MoDOT work zones on the department's interactive traveler information map or by calling 1-888-ASK-MODOT.

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