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April 29, 2017 01:56 PM
Flooded Roads in Southeast Missouri
Update 1:50 p.m.

SIKESTON – The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed several state routes in Southeast Missouri due to the recent flooding.

In addition, motorists are encouraged to watch for flash flooding. This could cause water to quickly rise in areas that were previously safe. MoDOT crews will continually monitor state routes, but motorists are also urged to stop and turn around if they discover a roadway has high water.  

Routes that are currently closed include:

Bollinger County:

  • Route DD-near Route 34 to 5 miles south of Route M (the near Bollinger/Madison County line)
  • Route H-north of Route 51

Butler County:

  • Route N-CRD 243 to CRD 232

Carter County:

  • Route M- at Mill Creek
  • Route Y

Douglas County:

  • Route 76-near Route 95 to east of Route C
  • Route EE-at North Fork River; near Route AD
  • Route FF-at Hunter Creek; near Route 14
  • Route U-at Bryant Creek; south of Olathia
  • Route Y-at Cowskin Creek; approximately 3.5 miles after Route 76

Howell County:

  • Route 142-Route E to Route FF

Iron County:

  • Route 21-near Route 49
  • Route 221-Pilot Knob to the Iron/St. Francois County line-LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY
  • Route 49-at Viburnum
  • Route C-east of Route 49 to west of CRD 424 in Madison County
  • Route D
  • Route F-at Crane Pond Creek
  • Route 143-Route 34 in Wayne County to Route 49 in Iron County

Madison County:

  • Route A-at Marquand near Route M
  • Route C- east of Route 49 in Iron County to west of CRD 424 in Madison County
  • Route E-CRD 511 to CRD 515
  • Route F-CRD 238 to Route V
  • Route J-CRD 273 to CRD 255
  • Route O
  • Route V-CRD 243 to east of Route F
  • Route Z-Chamber Drive to Cap America Drive in Fredericktown, Mo.

Ozark County:

  • Route 181-at Bryant Creek at Sycamore
  • Route 95-at Bryant Creek; between CRD 164 and CRD 156
  • Route T-between CRD 518 and CRD 527
  • Route H-CRD 352 to CRD 346

Perry County:

  • Route F
  • Route M

Reynolds County:

  • Route 106-Logan Creek; CRD 606 to east of CRD 600
  • Route F-at Logan Creek
  • Route K-east of Route O to west of CRD 440
  • Route N-near Route MM; near Johnson Shut-Ins

Shannon County:

  • Route H- Route 106 to Winona, Mo.
  • Route KK-Piatt Road to Route K at Akers
  • Route W
  • Route NN
  • Route P

St. Francois County:

  • Route F-Route OO to west of Best Road in Farmington, Mo.
  • Route 221-near St. Francis River; from Spruce Street to west of Old Logging Road in Farmington, Mo.

Ste. Genevieve County:

  • Route 61-Saline Creek/River Aux Vases; near Route U at St. Mary to 2.12 miles south of Route M

Texas County:

  • Route BB-at Boiling Spring Access/Big Piney River
  • Route M-near Roubidoux Creek
  • Route U-near South Prong Jack’s Fork

Wayne County:

  • Route C-CRD 224A to Route 34
  • Route 143-Route 34 in Wayne County to Route 49 in Iron County
  • Route FF-CRD 378 to CRD 380
  • Route KK-south of CRD 456

Wright County:

  • Route AB-Wolf Creek; near Adamson Road
  • Route E-Gasconade River; from Robinette Drive to north of Broyles Road
  • Route Z-Elk Creek-between Emmerson Road and Clayton Road

Motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution and plan alternate routes.

MoDOT also offers the following driving tips that can help avoid delays and unsafe conditions during rainy weather:

  • Turn on your headlights when windshield wipers are needed. It's the law.
  • Slow down, use caution, and don't use cruise control when driving in rain to avoid skidding and hydroplaning.
  • Leave plenty of following distance behind the vehicle in front of yours.
  • Never move or drive around barricades placed on roadways due to high water. Barricades are a warning designed to protect you from an unsafe condition. You can put yourself at serious risk if you proceed into a flooded section of road.
  • If a road is closed, find another route.
  • Do NOT drive into high water. Stop and turn around. Notify local police, the sheriff or the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
  • "Turn Around - Don't Drown" as highways become impassable.

For more information, please contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit the Traveler Information Map at: http://traveler.modot.org/map/?district=SOUTHEAST

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