2019 Northwest Missouri Flooding

Last updated: July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 - Carroll County Route O opened west of Norborne

More pictures of current conditions and recovery efforts will be added in coming days, so check back soon.

Counties Impacted
Atchison
Holt
Andrew
Buchanan
Carroll
Chariton
Sullivan
Gentry
Mercer
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.

  • Interstate 29 now OPEN north of  St. Joseph.
    • 12-foot width restriction in place
    • Head-to-head traffic approximately 8 miles north of the Iowa/Missouri border
    • U.S. Route 65 CLOSED south of Carrollton to Waverly
  • U.S. Route 159 CLOSED from Big Lake to Rulo, NE - river crossing.
  • U.S. Route 136 CLOSED from Rock Port to Brownville, NE - river crossing.
Flooded Road Text Report

Roadway Restoration Information:

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Flooding over Buchanan  County Route 759

Flood Information

State Information Resources:
Flooded Area Travel Safety

Northwest Missouri Flooding News

  • Route 10 now open west of Norborne

    07/17/2019

    NORBORNE, Mo. – As one east/west route opens, two north/south routes look to remain closed for an extended period. Missouri Route 10 west of Norborne reopened to traffic today after water receded and crews from the Missouri Department of...

  • Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 now open to one-lane traffic

    07/08/2019

    ST. JOSEPH –Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 is now open from Rushville to Atchison, KS, including the Amelia Earhart Bridge. Due to water remaining over one lane of U.S. Route 59, traffic will be narrowed to one lane and directed through the area with...

  • Update: U.S. Route 24 now closed from Brunswick to De Witt

    06/26/2019

    BRUNSWICK, Mo. – After only six days open, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed both lanes of U.S. Route 24 between Route 11 (Brunswick) and Route 41 (De Witt) this morning after floodwaters once again rose over the roadway.

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  • U.S. Route 24 now open from Brunswick to De Witt

    06/20/2019

    BRUNSWICK, Mo. – More good news for Chariton County travelers as crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation were able to reopen both lanes of U.S. Route 24 between Route 11 (Brunswick) and Route 41 (De Witt) this afternoon after floodwaters...

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