Proposed Improvements US 61 to Preview in New London
Recommendations from MODOT for improvements to the Route 61 corridor through New London will be available for viewing Tuesday.
The public informational meeting is from 5 until 6:30 Tuesday at the New London Lions Club off Fifth Street in New London. Displays on proposed improvements and goals along with… maps.. and handouts including crash history will be available. Information will also be available on line as of Monday at modot.org/ralls-county.
Proposed improvements include…
--Add dedicated right turn lane at on-ramp of U.S. 61/MO 19 interchange
--Install offset left turn lanes on U.S. 61 at Route A (similar to Ross Street in Palmyra)
--Remove access to cross straight over four lanes of U.S. 61 (median crossovers) at Route A, 5th Street, Kingsville Road
--Install median U-turn on U.S. 61 1/3 mile north of Route A
Additional acceleration and deceleration lanes.