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Hearing to discuss lake area interchange

Hearing to discuss lake area interchange

July 12th, 2018 in Local News

The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to restructure the U.S. Highway 54 and state Route W intersection, shown above, into an interchange thereby eliminating the need for a traffic signal. (July 2014 file photo)

Photo by Ceil Abbott /News Tribune.

The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing July 24 to discuss the building of a new interchange to replace the signalized intersection on U.S. 54 at Business 54 and Miller County Route W in Lake Ozark.

Construction on the project is scheduled to begin in late 2019.

The public hearing will be held from 4-6 p.m. at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 755 Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozark.

No formal presentation will be made. Members of the public may attend the hearing at any time between 4-6 p.m. to speak with MoDOT staff. Various project displays will be available, and the public is encouraged to ask questions and provide input. All comments will be taken into consideration and made a part of the project file, according to a MoDOT news release.

Displays and project information presented at the hearing will be available online at

For more information, call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636).