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U.S. Route 59 now completely open from Atchison, Kansas to St. Joseph

All lanes of U.S. Route 59 from St. Joseph to Atchison, Kan. are now open, including the Amelia Earhart Bridge.

Posted: Apr 15, 2019 9:12 AM
Updated: Apr 15, 2019 9:41 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) All lanes of U.S. Route 59 from St. Joseph to Atchison, Kan. are now open, including the Amelia Earhart Bridge.

The Missouri Department of Transportation made the announcement Monday morning as crews were able to open all lanes of traffic early Monday.

Many roads in northwest Missouri still remain closed due to flooding. For information on current closures and restoration efforts, click here.

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Mostly cloudy skies across much of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas Tuesday which resulted in cold temperatures across the area. We saw some freezing rain to the south of St. Joseph Tuesday afternoon. The warmer air will start moving back into the area as we head into Wednesday afternoon with highs in the 50s. The rain chances will start to increase as we head into your Thursday and Thursday night.
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