SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, all lanes of I-44 near St. James are closed due to a downed power line.
Eastbound traffic is being detoured to Route 63 – to Route V – to Route 68. Westbound traffic is being detoured to Route 68 – to Route 63.
The duration of the closure is unknown at this time, but if you have plans to travel that way, do so with detours in mind.