Soldier's funeral procession closes Route 5

Route 5 south of Milan will be closed Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, according to the Mo. Department of Transportation. To assist with the funeral procession for Pfc. Jonathon M.D. Hostetter, who died while serving his country in Afghanistan, local maintenance crews and the Missouri State Highway Patrol will close Route 5 from Route 6 to Route MM for approximately two hours beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday.Motorists will be redirected onto Route MM, Route Z and Route 6 around the closure.MoDOT apologizes for any inconvenience that this closure may cause. MoDOT. For more information about this and other MoDOT projects, call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or visit and view the online Traveler Information Map. In addition, MoDOT provides updated information on Twitter @MoDOTNorthwest and Facebook at