Route 76 Construction Begins Monday

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/13 2014 02:39PM

Updated 07/13 2014 04:10PM

STONE COUNTY, Mo.-- Construction work to relocate a section of Route 76 near Branson begins, July 14.

According to MoDOT, the section of Route 76 between Ozark Mountain High Road and Route 265 West in Branson is scheduled to begin tomorrow, July 14.

The project will straighten a curved area of the highway.

During construction drivers are asked to watch for nighttime lane closings and short-term traffic stops to allow equipment to cross roadways.

Traffic will be shifted away from construction while crews are working.

MoDOT warns that it will be necessary to blast rock during the project. During blasting operations traffic at the site of construction will be stopped for brief periods before detonation

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