The eastbound U.S. Highway 36 ramp to southbound Interstate 35 in DeKalb County and the crossover from eastbound to westbound lanes on the west side of the I-35 bridges will be closed for maintenance this week, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

The ramp closed at 7 a.m. today (Tuesday) and will remain closed until 7 a.m. until 7 a.m. Wednesday. The crossover will close from 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, until 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Motorists will need to plan an alternate route.

MoDOT apologizes for any inconvenience that these necessary closures may cause and encourages all motorists to slow down, buckle up and drive safely through work zones to ensure everyone can Arrive Alive.

For more information about this and other MoDOT projects, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or visit and view the online Traveler Information Map. In addition, MoDOT provides updated information on Twitter @MoDOTNorthwest and Facebook at