Road Construction To Affect Traffic On Benton County Route U

All News Monday, August 10th, 2020

Drivers should expect delays today on Route U in Benton County.

Officials with MoDot say a contractor will be conducting chip-seal projects along the route between Highway 52 in Cole Camp and Whiteman Road.

The work is expected to continue until around 6PM this evening and drivers are asked to use an alternate route.


Expect Delays on Benton County Route U

On Monday, August 10 For Pavement Sealing


Where: Benton County Route U between Missouri Route 52 in Cole Camp and Whiteman Road at the Benton County/Pettis County line

When: 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday, August 10

What: Contractor crews sealing pavement with a mixture of rock and oil

Traffic Impacts:

  • Drivers can expect one-lane traffic with flaggers and a pilot vehicle guiding them through the work zones. Drivers on side roads are encouraged to wait for the pilot vehicle before entering the state routes.
  • Drivers may be stopped for up to 15 minutes
  • Drivers are encouraged to avoid Route if possible during the project
  • Local residents will be able to get to driveway and entrances along the road

Additional info: A chip-seal is planned for this roads as an economical way to maintain and preserve the roadway. The treatments keep a road from deteriorating and extends its life.

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)

All News Monday, August 10th, 2020

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