MACON - MoDOT crews have closed U.S. Route 61 in Clark County just east of Running Fox Elementary School to the intersection of U.S. Route 136 near Alexandria. Crews are repairing a slide that is approximately 2 miles long. The road will remain closed until MoDOT ensures the travel way is safe for motorists. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during this time. This work is weather dependent and could be rescheduled or delayed. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636). All roadwork is posted on the traveler information map. You can also visit us online at www.modot.org/northeast.