MoDOT begins paving operation on I-70 through Lafayette County on Monday, March 11

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Missouri Department of Transportation has scheduled a paving operation along I-70 through Lafayette County from Johnson Drive in Odessa to Route 13 that begins next week.

Starting Monday, crews will begin concrete pavement repair and will have intermittent lane closures. The work will be performed during daytime hours with restrictions for peak traffic times. Eastbound paving is restricted to 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and westbound is restricted to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This project is scheduled to be complete Nov. 1, 2019.

These operations could impact I-70 traffic. Review MoDOTís Traveler Information Map for details at

The Missouri Department of Transportation urges all motorists to always wear safety belts, follow posted speed limits and be alert for slowed traffic, narrowed lanes or a reduced number of lanes during construction and maintenance work. And remember, every work zone is a NO PHONE ZONE.

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