Route 61 to close for construction Thursday

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO — The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Route 61 Spur will close Thursday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This closure will allow crews to replace a culvert underneath the road. The closure will take place between Route 61 and Laforge Avenue in New Madrid.

MoDOT said in a release that the area will be marked with signs.