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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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Another warm and humid day across much of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. The region could see a few storms and heavy rainfall as we head into Thursday morning. Temperatures will rise into the upper 80s.
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