Route 109 closure
4:38 pm
Tue March 8, 2011

Route 109 closed for month-long emergency repairs

A crumbling stretch of Route 109 will be closed for a month for emergency repairs
(photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Transportation)

The Missouri Department of Transportation has shut down a mile-long stretch of Route 109 in Wildwood to make emergency repairs to a crumbling hillside.

The department was planning to do the construction during the summer months, says district engineer Ed Hassinger. They've been watching the stretch of road between Turkey Track and Christy for the last couple of years.

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