2019 Northwest Missouri Flooding

Counties Impacted
Atchison
Holt
Andrew
Buchanan
Nodaway
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Holt County Route 111 over the Tarkio River

Interstate 29 Detour Information

I-35 and I-80

The Interstate 29 closure at the Missouri/Iowa border has been extended further south to the U.S. 71 intersection north of St. Joseph (MM57) due to flooding. Previously, I-29 had been closed at Rock Port (MM110). Use I-35 in Missouri and Iowa and I-80 in Iowa as an alternate route.

 

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Holt County Route 111 covered in floodwater

Missouri River Crossings CLOSED

The following Missouri River crossings are currently closed:

- U.S. Route 59 from Rushville to Atchison, KS

- U.S. Route 159 from Big Lake to Rulo, NE

- U.S. Route 136 from Rock Port to Brownville, NE

 

To see all flooded roads, visit our Traveler Information Map online.

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Atchison County Route J Bridge over Tarkio River

Northwest District Flooding Closures

For a full listing of flooded roads click the link below

OR

Visit the interactive MoDOT Traveler Information map at traveler.modot.org/map.

The Traveler Information Map app can also be downloaded from your phone's app store. Search "MoDOT Map".

Flood Text Report

Northwest Missouri Flooding News

  • Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 Closed

    03/21/2019

    ST. JOSEPH –Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 is now closed from Rushville to Atchison, Kansas, including the Amelia Earhart Bridge due to flooding. Motorists can utilize U.S. Route 36 into Kansas as an alternative route.

    For the most up-to-date...

  • MoDOT to motorists: Do not ignore flood barricades

    03/20/2019

    ST. JOSEPH – With numerous state highways in northwest Missouri closed due to flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists not to move or attempt to drive around barricades that block flooded roads.

    Barricades are put...

  • FLOOD CLOSURE UPDATE: I-29 closure extended to St. Joseph

    03/19/2019

    St. Joseph – The Interstate 29 closure at the Missouri/Iowa border has been extended further south to the U.S. 71 intersection north of St. Joseph (MM57) due to flooding. Previously, I-29 had been closed at Rock Port (MM110).

    Anyone wanting to use I...

State Information Resources:

 

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Water over the road on Holt County Route 111

Flood Information

For questions regarding traveling through flooded areas or preparing for flooding click the link below:

Current Flood Information