Missouri 249 in Joplin

Advance sign for original north endpoint of Missouri 249
Photo courtesy of David Backlin (taken March 2004)

In 2000, Missouri 249 was built, ending at Zora Street in Joplin. This sign warned northbound traffic of the impending end of the route. In 2004, Missouri 249 was extended north to Missouri 171 and Business US 71 in Carterville along a series of three supplemental routes.