Portion of I-55 Closed in Southeast Missouri

January 28, 2004 - Posted at 10:40 a.m. CDT

SIKESTON, MO - The southbound lanes of Interstate-55 in New Madrid County have been closed due to an accident involving hazardous material.

The area closed is from Marston to Portageville, and will remain closed until futher notice.  Traffic is being detoured around the area.

More information is available by contacting the Missouri Department of Transportation's Customer Service Center via phone at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636).