Southeast District Flooding Information

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Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge

Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge

Due to flooding, IDOT plans to close IL Route 146 in East Cape Girardeau and IL Route 3 near McClure at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019. The Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge will be closed, allowing ONLY local traffic to cross to East Cape. 

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Chester Bridge_Route 51 Perry County

Route 51 Chester Bridge Now Open

MoDOT reopened the Route 51 Chester Bridge across the Mississippi River at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019. This bridge links Perry County, Missouri, to Randolph County, Illinois.

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Route VV in Mississippi County_Damage Due to Flooding_May 2019

Roadways Closed Due to Flood Damage

As floodwaters recede, crews are assessing roadways for potential damage. Route V V in Mississippi County and Route WW in New Madrid County are currently closed due to flood damage. For updated closures due to flooding and flood damage, please visit the Traveler Information Map. 

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Traveler Info Map_SE Flooding_May

Traveler Info Map

Several roadways in the Southeast District are currently closed due to flooding. Conditions can change rapidly. Be alert to local forecasts and emergency communications. Please check the Traveler Information Map for the most up-to-date conditions. You can also call 1-888-ASK MODOT (275-6636) to speak to a customer service representative.

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Safety Tips

If you are driving and come upon rapidly rising waters, turn around and find another route. If your route is blocked by barricades, find another route.

View Road Conditions

Learn more about upcoming conditions in your area by visiting the Traveler Information Map. The free map app is also available for smartphones by searching for MoDOT in the appropriate app store.