Bridge closures planned in St. Joseph

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Two St. Joseph city streets will close for routine bridge maintenance beginning next week.

This will require overnight closures, but the two bridges will not close at the same time.

Closure schedule:

  • Cook Road over I-29
    • Closes Monday, July 16, approximately 8 a.m.
    • Reopens Tuesday, July 17, approximately 2 p.m.
  • Gene Field over I-29
    • Closes Monday, July 23, approximately 8 a.m.
    • Reopens Tuesday, July 24, approximately 2 p.m.

During these closures, motorists will need to use an alternate route. At this time, no disruption to I-29 traffic under these overpasses is expected.

All work and schedules are weather permitting.

MoDOT encourages all motorists to slow down, buckle up, eliminate distractions and drive safely to ensure everyone is able to Arrive Alive.

For more information on this and other MoDOT projects, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or visit and view the online Traveler Information Map. In addition, MoDOT provides updated information on Twitter @MoDOTNorthwest and Facebook at