St. Joseph, Mo. – Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has notified the Missouri Department of Transportation that they have cancelled their plan to close Route 11 in Brookfield this week for emergency repairs to the Brookfield Sub railroad bridge over Route 11. A new date for the closure has not been set yet.
When rescheduled, the road will close from Boston Street to Helm Street around-the-clock for approximately one week. During the closure, the railroad will direct motorists over a detour on Business U.S. 36, Pershing Road and Pratt Road.
MoDOT asks drivers to work with us by always buckling up, keeping your phone down, slowing down and moving over in work zones. Know before you go and check what work zones you might encounter at traveler.modot.org.
Also at modot.org, sign up online for work zone updates. Information is also available 24/7 at 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or via social media.
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