The City of Sedalia was notified by a construction contractor for Bothwell Regional Health Center that a portion of East 13th Street will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 9 to allow for construction equipment and materials to be moved onto hospital buildings.

The Health Center’s Emergency Room drive will remain open to all traffic needing access to the Health Center.

Travelers through the area may want to consider an alternate route to avoid delays due to the road closure. “We apologize for any inconvenience this road closure may cause,” the City said in a press release on Thursday, Sept. 2.