Why they’re closing Mo. 179

90 days of inconvenience to drivers necessary for work being done at night, on weekends and holidays

MoDOT officials are working to clarify how they’ll be approaching the work to build a new Missouri 179 interchange leading to the new St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City.

Many people have wondered why the area between Edgewood Drive and Route C must be closed so work can be done.

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“There’s been a lot of questions about why we’re doing this,” said project manager Jason Vanderfeltz.

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