New Bridge Opens on Missouri Route 149 Near Connelsville

The new bridge on Missouri Route 149 at Shuteye Creek, located near Connelsville in Adair County is now open. The bridge closed in May to undergo replacement. The new bridge holds two lanes of traffic and is 24-foot wide with shoulders. This bridge is included in Governor Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state. The Missouri Route 149 bridge improvement over Shuteye Creek was awarded $821,000 to be constructed.