UPDATED: Some flooded roads reopened in northwest Missouri

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wpid-wpid-modot-logo-200x150-200x150.jpgST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Some roads have reopened after being closed due to flooding and others are still closed.
The Missouri Department of Transportation said situations can change quickly, especially during flooding. With the potential for more rain in the forecast, motorists are reminded to stay alert and to not drive through any water over the roadway. It only takes six inches of water (or less!) to lose control of your vehicle and possibly be swept into rising floodwaters. Any time there is water over the roadway, there may be damage to the road surface below. MoDOT encourages all motorists to Turn Around! Don’t Drown!

NOW CLOSED:

Andrew County 

Route 48 east side of Rosendale – Elm Street to County Road 168 (One Hundred Two River)
Route 48 west side of Rosendale – County Road 149 to Line Street (One Hundred Two River)
Route C in Rosendale at the Route 48 and Route C junction (One Hundred and Two River)
Route C in Rosendale from Sylvan Street to County Road 177 (One Hundred and Two River)

NOW OPEN: 

Andrew County 

Route B at Bolckow from County Road 141 to Railroad Street (One Hundred and Two River)

Atchison County 

Route C from Route O to Route M (Little Tarkio River)
Route 59 south of Tarkio from U.S. Route 136 to Route TT (Tarkio River)

To keep up with the latest road closures for flooding, incidents and roadwork, the Missouri Department of Transportation provides a Traveler Information Map at www.modot.org/northwest. Motorists are advised to check the map or call 1-888 ASK MODOT (1-888-275-6636) before heading out to plan alternate routes, as needed.