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MoDOT responds to flooding

Flooding Assessments

FHWA and MoDOT engineers have identified damage

at 404 locations including:


  • six in Northeast District
  • 48 in Central District
  • 24 in St. Louis District
  • 119 in Southwest District; and
  • 207 in the Southeast District






  • On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Route T below Lake Wappapello in Wayne Co. reopened to traffic after being repaired.

  • Jefferson County Route M
    • UPDATE 6/21/17: A repair plan is in place. An emergency contract will be put out to bid in August with an award expected in September. Once that is done, MoDOT will have a timeline for how long repairs will take and when the road will reopen. More Information

    • Remains closed between Interstate 55 and U.S. Routes 61/67 due to a major slide. The bank along the north edge of Route M is more than 60-feet tall with fractures in the slope at least 30 to 40 feet up. Utility poles are leaning towards and over Route M along with dozens of trees that are more than three feet in diameter. With the threat of rain in the forecast, more earth along with utilities and trees could slide down onto Route M, so it will remain closed. MoDOT staff is working to determine right of way limits and see if temporary construction easements will need to be purchased to make corrections. It is unknown at this time how long this road will remain closed. 

  • UPDATE (August 24): Reynolds Co. Route 106 near Logan Creek located west of Ellington, Mo. is open to two-lane traffic.

  • Two roads closed due to pavement damage.  (Rte. HH below Clearwater Lake and Ozark Co. Rte. JJ)

  • One road closed due to bridge structural damage (Business Route 60, Willow Springs, Howell Co.)

  • One road down to one lane traffic due to pavement damage from a slide. (Shannon Co. Rte. 106)

  • Across the state there are countless locations being examined to determine the spot pavement repairs that need to be made due to flood damage.

  • It will be months before we know the full extent of damage and the cost of fighting the flood and making all repairs.














quote marksWhat Missourians Are Saying


Thank you for all your hard work and the hours you have put in. -- Dorcas Cunningham

  • Three MoDOT bridges were a total loss
    • The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts June 29 to replace the two bridges in Ozark County.
      News Release

  • Ozark County Route CC over N. Fork White River at Dora
    • 300-feet long
    • Condition 6-7-7 (fair to good condition)
    • Built in 1975 and carried 700 vehicles per day

    • CC Bridge SE District

  • Ozark County Route PP over N. Fork River
    • 405-feet long
    • Condition 3-3-6 (poor)
    • Built 1958 with ADT of 500

    • PP Bridge SE District

  • Pulaski County Route NN over Elliot Branch
    • 37-feet long
    • Condition 6 culvert (fair)
    • Built prior to 1958 with ADT of 300

    • Elliot Bridge Pulaski Co.

  • Numerous bridge approaches washed out and scour damage

    • Misc Bridge Photo

  • Inspections
    • MoDOT is assisting cities and counties with inspections of local bridges that are not on the state system.

    • Bridge inspections continue around the state and full impacts will not be known for some time.







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