I-44 Near St. James Closed Due to Downed Power Line

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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.

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