Missouri Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be making driving surface improvements next week along Interstate 44 in Crawford County.

Concrete replacement will take place in the eastbound and westbound lanes between from the Phelps County line to the Franklin County line. One lane in each direction will be closed in work areas between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 15.

The Missouri Department of Transportation advises drivers to watch for workers on the road, avoid distractions and obey all traffic signs.

This work is weather permitting and could be delayed. 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.