A decision on what to do about the Highway 54/Key Largo intersection has been delayed. According to MoDOT Area Engineer Bob Lynch:
Lynch says traffic engineers need to weigh the options carefully as they seek to solve the problem with ongoing accidents at Key LargoRoad … without creating more at other intersections:
MoDOT’s Bob Lynch says the decision is harder than it looks, because they have to consider how different options would the rest of the Expressway:
A meeting has been scheduled for later this week to make a final decision, so a solution can be implemented before the Memorial Day weekend. For now, the intersection remains closed to traffic coming from Osage Beach Parkway, as it has been since the deadly crash there a week and a half ago.