2019 Northwest Missouri Flooding

Last updated: December 9, 2019
Project Status
In Progress
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Buchanan Route 45 Barricades at Sugar Creek

Northwest Missouri Flooding Information, Closures and Detours

 

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

 

All Missouri River crossings OPEN as of 10/31/2019

  • U.S. Route 136 NOW OPEN from Rock Port to Brownville, NE (includes Missouri River bridge) - opened 10/17/2019
  • U.S. Route 159 NOW OPEN from Route 111 at Big Lake to Rulo, NE (includes Missouri River bridge) - opened 10/31/2019
  • U.S. Route 59 NOW OPEN in Buchanan County between Route 45 and Atchison, KS (includes Missouri River bridge) - opened to two-lane traffic 11/1/2019
  • U.S. Route 65 now OPEN from Carrollton to Waverly.

Other major routes in Northwest Missouri:

  • Interstate 29 now OPEN north of  St. Joseph. Opened June 18 to all traffic.
Flooded Road Text Report

 

 

Interactive Long-term Flooding Closures, Damage and Mobility Restoration Map

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Summary

All routes in red are currently closed.

All routes in orange are one-lane only, expect delays.

Click the closed route for more information.

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Atchison County Rte V, taken Nov. 13, 2019

Wintering Over Routes

Click a route below to see photos of its conditions as of November 13, 2019 and what the plans are for the winter for the route. If the route is noted as "CLOSED" it will not be plowed during winter weather. These roads are closed to traffic, regardless of the weather, until repairs can be made and mobility is restored.

Atchison County Route V - Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing this route during winter weather as road is not safe for motorists at this time • Water is still over Route V in some places • Significant damage to the pavement and shoulders

Atchison County Route Z - Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing west of Route 111 on this route during winter weather as Route Z is not safe for motorists at this time • Water is still over the edge of Route Z in some places • Significant da...

Atchison County Route D - Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing this route during winter weather as Route D is not safe for motorists at this time • No water currently on Route D • Significant damage to the pavement and shoulders.

Atchison County Route E - Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing this route during winter weather as Route E is not safe for motorists at this time • No water currently on Route E • Significant damage to the pavement and shoulders.

Holt County Route 111 north of Route 118 - Winter plans and photos

OPEN • Contractors and MoDOT 's local maintenance crews completed temporary repairs on this portion of Route 111

Holt County Route 111 north of Corning - Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing on Route 111 from Corning north to Route Z during winter weather as it is not safe for motorists at this time • Water is still over the road in some places • Significant damage ...

Holt County Route 111 west of Craig- Winter plans and photos

CLOSED • No plowing this portion of Route 111 during winter weather as it is not safe for motorists at this time • No water currently over this portion • Significant damage to the pavement and shou...

Holt County U.S. Route 159 west of Route P near Fortescue - Winter plans and ph…

CLOSED • U.S. Route 159 will be plowed up to Route P on the east side of the bridge and as close to the bridge as possible on the west side, coming from Route 111 (Lake Road) • Bridge is CLOSED and ...

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Flooding over Buchanan  County Route 759

Flood Information

State Information Resources:
Flooded Area Travel Safety

Northwest Missouri Flooding News

  • Carroll County Route 10 now open after flooding closure

    09/24/2019

    CARROLLTON, Mo. – Missouri Route 10 has reopened after the return of high water across the road briefly closed the road. The Missouri Department of Transportation closed Missouri Route 10 yesterday west of Carrollton between County Road 191 and...

  • Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 now closed

    09/24/2019

    ST. JOSEPH –Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 closed this morning, Tuesday, Sept. 24, from Route 45 at Rushville to Atchison, Kansas due to flooding. Motorists may utilize U.S. Route 36 into Kansas as an alternate route.

    For the most up-to-date...

  • Carroll County Route 10 now closed due to flooding

    09/23/2019

    CARROLLTON, Mo. – Due to the return of high water across the road, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed Missouri Route 10 today west of Carrollton. The road is closed until further notice between County Road 191 and County Road...

  • U.S. Route 159 and Route 111 now closed due to flooding

    09/22/2019

    FORTESCUE, Mo. – After just two weeks of being open, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed both lanes of U.S. Route 159 from Rulo, NE to Route 111 and Route 111 from U.S. Route 159 to Route 118 this evening after floodwaters...