CAMDEN COUNTY- Traffic filled the newest addition to the U.S. 54 Expressway for the first time on Thursday. Though all the construction on the four-lane highway is not completed, MoDOT crews pulled barricades to allow for drivers.
The new highway passes through the Grand Glaize Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks, and includes portions on the eastern side of the Grand Glaize Bridge. Portions of old U.S. 54 may be temporarily unavailable for traffic in the coming days.
Construction on U.S. 54 continues in both Camden County and Miller County, with the work near the Lake of the Ozarks expected to be completed within the next few weeks.