Eastbound I-44 Traffic Restricted To A Single Lane in Phelps County

The right-hand driving lane of eastbound Interstate 44 closed Wednesday night at 7 o’ clock between Rolla and St. James. The left-passing lane remains open, but access to Exit 186, which is U.S. Route 63 in Rolla, Exit 189 at the Highway V Overpass, and Exit 195 in St. James will be restricted until about noon today.
Urgent concrete repairs required the overnight closure of the eastbound driving lane of I-44 between Rolla and St. James that will continue through noon today.
At the Highway 63 Exit 186 in Rolla, there is no access to or from eastbound I-44.
There is no access to or from eastbound I-44 at the V-highway Exit 189, east of Rolla.
There is no access from eastbound I-44 in St. James.

That eastbound lane is expected to re-open about 12 noon today. Meanwhile, the westbound lanes of I-44 from St. James to Rolla are both open.