MoDot has approved two contracts for projects to take place in Camden County. The first is a $2.4 million contract for paving improvements on Route 54. It covers a six mile stretch from Route 5 to Key Largo. The second contract is for a $2.8 million plan to replace the Route J bridges over the Niangua River and Rainwater Creek. Both projects will begin after December 1st. The paving project has to be completed by next summer. The bridge replacement work will be completed by fall of 2020.