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Source: US State of Missouri

What: Recent bridge inspections showed deterioration, requiring MoDOT to restrict heavy loads on the Route 62 Bridge in Dunklin County. This bridge is located over the St. Francis River at the Missouri/Arkansas Stateline.

When: Beginning Jan. 28, 2021 weight limit signs will be installed. 

Where: Route 62 Bridge over the St. Francis River in Dunklin County, Missouri.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Weight limits on the bridge will be reduced to 34 tons.
  • A regular semi-truck weighs 40 tons.
Bridge will remain open to traffic. Bridge is safe for travel.

Future Plans:

  • A bridge replacement is included in MoDOT’s Asset Management Plan for 2027.