Officials close roads due to flooding and safety concerns

Transportation officials closed roads due to flooding and safety concerns Wednesday.

Posted: May 8, 2019 9:23 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Transportation officials closed roads due to flooding and safety concerns Wednesday.

The following roads are closed as of Wednesday night:

  • Buchanan County: U.S. 59, west of Route 45 to Atchison, Kansas, is reduced to one lane due to flooding.
  • Highway 2: Closed at the Nebraska City exit in Iowa and exit 99 to Corning is covered in water.
  • Most Roadways to the west of I-29 remain closed in Atchison and Holt Counties.
  • Rulo and Brownsville: Missouri River Crossings remain closed.

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Temperatures start to rebound overnight but will continue to rise through the weekend. Saturday will be mostly sunny with highs in the low to mid 40s. Temperatures will stay between the 30s and 40s for the rest of the week.
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