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April 29, 2017 10:39 PM
Flooded Roads in Southeast Missouri
Update 10:30 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 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

Cape Girardeau County:

  • Route OO-from Route HH to south of CRD 382
  • Route A-from CRD 255 to Route U

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
  • Route UU-from Route 63 to east of CRD 2150
  • Route U-from Route UU to Route N
  • Route 63-from West Plains to south of Willow Springs, Mo.
  • Route 17-from Mountain View to Route 160

Iron County:

  • Route 21-near Route 49
  • Route 221-Low Water Crossing-Pilot Knob to the Iron/St. Francois County line-LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY
  • Route 49-at Viburnum and from north of CRD 118 to south of CRD 126
  • 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 C-east of Route 49 in Iron County to west of CRD 424 in Madison County and from CRD 445 to CRD 431
  • Route E-CRD 511 to CRD 515
  • Route O
  • Route V-CRD 243 to east of Route F

Ozark County:

  • Route 181-at Bryant Creek at Sycamore and from Route N to CRD 102
  • Route 95-at Bryant Creek; between CRD 164 and CRD 156
  • Route T-between CRD 518 and CRD 527
  • Route H-from CRD 352 to CRD 346
  • Route 160-at Route 95, Lutie, Mo. and at Gainesville, Mo. from Hillside Drive to Third Street
  • Route Z-from CRD 831 to CRD 826
  • Route JJ-from CRD 920 to CRD 916 at Thornfield, Mo.

Perry County:

  • Route F
  • Route M

Reynolds County:

  • Route 106-Logan Creek; CRD 608 to Route B and CRD 606 to near Route F
  • 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
  • Route B-CRD 786 to CRD 785
  • Route P-Route 72 to end of state maintenance in Shannon County

Shannon County:

  • Route H- Route 106 to Winona, Mo.
  • Route KK-Piatt Road to Route K at Akers
  • Route W
  • Route NN
  • Route P
  • Route 19-from CRD 324 to 19B; near Sinking Creek
  • Route F
  • Route 106-East of Eminence, Mo. and at Spring Valley Creek
  • Route MM-Route 99 to CRD 651
  • Route T-at Spring Creek
  • Route TT-Low Water Crossing located east of TT-683

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
  • Route 32-from Hillcrest Road to Mason Drive
  • Route 17-from Ridge Road to Lily Road

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
  • Route 34-at St. Francis River Bridge

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
  • Route M-at Parks Creek; between Orchard Road and Hunters Creek Road
  • Route N-between Shady Oak Road and Peterson Drive

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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