Flood Recovery

Updates on road repairs in north Missouri from damage due to flood waters

The Missouri Department of Transportation understands the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives and are working to repair and restore mobility to routes as waters recede. Local maintenance crews are clearing debris and repairing shoulders and minor road surface issues as they are able. More extensive work, including debris […]

MoDot Road Closed map 5-31-2019

Highway 36 east of Chillicothe and Highway 190 opening to traffic in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports that flood waters are receding and some roads are opening. As of 7:31 am, May 31, 2019, Highway 36 east from Chillicothe is opening and will be 2 lanes of traffic initially. Highway 190 at the Thompson River Bridge has opened this morning.  Cox advises caution in these areas […]

Emergency Services

Audio: Contact Grundy County Emergency Management if flooding washes unknown items on your property

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs wants residents to contact Emergency Management if they find items in their yards that should not be there after flood waters recede.     Briggs advises residents not to handle containers if they do not know what is in them. Grundy County Emergency Management may be reached by […]

Road Closed

MoDOT to motorists: Do not ignore flood barricades

With numerous state highways in northwest Missouri closed due to flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists not to move or attempt to drive around barricades that block flooded roads. Barricades are put in place for motorists’ safety, yet MoDOT and law enforcement officials report they continue to see drivers either maneuver around […]

Fountain Grove Flooding

Audio: Missouri Farm Bureau President says northwest Missouri flooding will especially hurt farmers

Northwest and northeast Missouri farmers are feeling the pain caused by major flooding in the region. In northwest Missouri, Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst thinks most of the farmers impacted by the flood waters were able to get their tractors and combines to higher ground but not their grain.     Hurst says record-breaking flooding […]

Moberly Missouri Flooding

Audio: Moberly Missouri flooding leads to water rescues

Several people have been rescued from flood waters on Monday in northern Missouri’s Moberly. Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown tells Missourinet affiliate KWIX in Moberly that the area is dealing with Monday’s roughly five inches of rainfall.     Heavy rainfall and flooding could continue throughout most of Missouri into Tuesday. (Photo Credit: City of […]