The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a contract to resurface Route J in Phelps and Pulaski counties.

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a contract to resurface Route J in Phelps and Pulaski counties.

Willard Asphalt Paving was awarded a contract to overlay 17.2 miles of Route J between Interstate 44 and Route K. The contractor submitted the lowest bid of $994,736.

Work is scheduled to take place during the spring of 2018 and be completed by the fall. For more information about this project or other transportation-related matters, please call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/central.