MoDOT replaced bridges over summer at cost of $1.7 million

Drivers using Missouri Route 79 in Pike County will be pleased to know the Ramsey Creek Bridge, which has been closed for replacement, will be open by 12 noon today, Friday, September 7. 

Both Fox Creek Bridge, located two miles south of Clarksville, and the Ramsey Creek Bridge, about 2.5 miles north of Annada, were replaced this summer at a cost of $1.7 million.

"We appreciate the patience of drivers as we worked to improve Missouri's transportation system," said Marisa Ellison, communications manager for the Missouri Department of Transportation's (MoDOT's) Northeast District.

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