Local maintenance crews with MO-Dot will be closing an area ramp to Interstate 35 for emergency repairs.

MO-Dot crews will close the southbound on-ramp from U.S. Route 69 to Interstate 35 at Exit 61 (Winston exit) tomorrow (Thursday) November 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for emergency pavement repairs.

During the closure, motorists are advised to use an alternate route. Drivers wanting to go south on I-35 from U.S. Route 69 (Exit 61) may go north to Exit 64, cross over the interstate, and proceed south from there.

All work is weather-permitting, and schedules are subject to change.