Joplin Special Road district close Coyote at Hornet for culvert work

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UPDATE: The road was opened shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. “Please drive slowly when approaching the base rock,” JSRD remind on their latest release of information.

5 Mile Road is NOW OPEN. Please drive slowly when approaching the base rock. Thank you!

Posted by Joplin Special Road District on Monday, November 8, 2021

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Monday the Joplin Special Road District will be replacing a culvert and Coyote will be closed at Hornet, Missouri. 

Just a reminder that 5 Mile Road west of Coyote is closed to all traffic today [Monday] until approximately 5pm to replace the culvert.”

Joplin Special Road District

The work got underway on time and you can see progress in photos from JSRD.

Just a reminder that 5 Mile Road west of Coyote is closed to all traffic today until approximately 5pm to replace the culvert. I will notify you when the road is back open. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Posted by Joplin Special Road District on Monday, November 8, 2021

Hornet is an unincorporated community in western Newton County, Missouri. It is located approximately six miles southwest of Joplin, less than one mile west of Route 43. Within the Hornet area is the Hornet Spooklight, Hornet Cemetery and 5 Mile Creek.

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