Updated list of roads closed in Kansas and Missouri by flooding

UPDATE: Saturday, July 9: Interstate 29 is closed to all traffic (northbound) at mile marker 110 (Rockport and US 136).

Interstates and US Routes

From Kansas City - Use Interstate 35 Preferred truck route

From St. Joseph - Use US 36 East to I-35 North to Iowa or

Use US 71 North to Iowa

From Rock Port - Use US 136 East to US 71 North

US Route 59 is closed from Mo. 49 to the Kansas State Line southwest of St. Joseph, Mo. in Buchanan County.

From St. Joseph - Use US 36 East to I-35 North to Iowa or

Use US 71 North to Iowa

Bridges Closed

US 136

US 159

US 59

Not recommended

US 36 -- Threat of flooding in Kansas and construction delays west of Kansas state line.

Others

ANDREW COUNTY:
Route T - Closed between County Road 391 and County Road 401.

ATCHISON COUNTY:
Interstate 29 - Closed to all traffic (northbound/southbound) at mile marker 110. Traffic is being diverted at Exit 110 to US 136.
US 275 - Closed between US 136 and the Iowa State Line.
Route V - Closed between County Road and MO / IA State Line.
Route 111 - Closed from Route Z in Atchison County to the town of Craig in Holt County.
US 136 - Closed west of I-29. This blocks access to the Missouri River Bridge at Brownville.
Route D - Closed between Route A and US 136
Route U - Closed between US 136 and County Road 280
Route E - Closed between Route U and MO 111
Route A - Closed between County Road 175 and Route B
Route BB - Closed between County Road B Ave. and Route A.


BUCHANAN COUNTY:
US 59 - Closed between MO 116 and the Kansas State Line
MO 45 - Closed from US 59 junction south to Route H at Weston

MO 138 - Closed between MO 273 and Lew & Clark Village

CARROLL COUNTY:
MO 10 - NOW CLOSED two miles west of Carrollton


HOLT COUNTY:
US 159 - Closed from Route P to the Nebraska state line. This blocks access to the Missouri River Bridge at Rulo. Recommended detour: US 36 at St. Joseph
MO 111 - Closed from Route 118 to US 159
MO 111 - Closed from the junction of MO 111 and Route 118 to the City of Craig
MO 111 - Closed four miles north of Forest City
Route W - Closed from I-29 to Route 111
Route 118 - Closed from MO 111 to Route P
Route P - Closed from MO 118 to MO 159
Route T - Closed four miles south of MO 111


 For more information about road closured, visit http://modot.mo.gov/

 

UPDATE: Monday, July 4: Over the weekend, the Kansas Department of Transportation closed K-5 in Leavenworth County between Eisenhower Road and St. Mary's Street due to high water on the roadway from Missouri River Flooding.

Closed roadways in Kansas as of July 4:

*K-5 in Leavenworth County between Eisenhower Road and St. Mary's Street.
*K-7 in Doniphan County from the City of Sparks to the Nebraska/Kansas state line
*US-59 in Atchison County, over the Amelia Earhart Bridge to the junction of US-45 in Buchanan County, Missouri

Closed roadways in Missouri as of July 4:

* Route 45 at the Platte River near Farley from MO 92 to I-435
* Route KK at Route B in eastern Platte County.
* Route 45 in Buchanan/Platte County between US 59 and Route H in Weston. Local Traffic only.
* Route E in Platte County between Route DD and Route B
* Interstate 29 is closed to all traffic (northbound) at mile marker 110.
* MO 224 East in Lafayette County between Business 13 and MO 131

UPDATE: Friday, July 1: The Missouri Department of Transportation closed  Route 45 between 92 Highway in Farley to Interstate 435 in Parkville at 8:30 a.m. More info here

Other closed roadways in Missouri as of July 1:

* Route KK at Route B in eastern Platte County.
* Route 45 in Buchanan/Platte County between US 59 and Route H in Weston. Local Traffic only.
* Route E in Platte County between Route DD and Route B
* Interstate 29 is closed to all traffic (northbound) at mile marker 110.
* MO 224 East in Lafayette County between Business 13 and MO 131

Closed roadways in Kansas as of July 1:

*K-7 in Doniphan County from the City of Sparks to the Nebraska/Kansas state line
*US-59 in Atchison County, over the Amelia Earhart Bridge to the junction of US-45 in Buchanan County, Missouri

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 29: MoDOT has closed Route 45 for approximately 17 miles between US 59 and Route H in Weston due to high water. A signed detour is in place and will send motorists eastbound on Route 116 to southbound Route M to Route H to bypass the flood closure.

All roads west of 45 Highway from Swamp Road to the Northern Platte County Line and Woolston Road east of 45 Highway are flooded. The following roads are also closed: Stanton Road east of the railroad tracks, Woolston Road at Cogan Road and 45 Highway at Dye Store Road.

Beth Wright, MoDOT's state maintenance engineer, said the only bridges over the Missouri still open north of Kansas City are located on U.S. 36 at St. Joseph and Missouri 92 south of Weston, which crosses into Leavenworth, Kan. But she said both of those roads could have delays.

UPDATE: Monday, June 27: K-7 in Doniphan County is closed from the City of Sparks to the Nebraska/Kansas

state line due to high waters from the Missouri River on the roadway.  US-59 in Atchison County, Kansas, is closed over the Amelia Earhart Bridge to the junction of US-45 in Buchanan County, Missouri due to flooding on the Missouri side of US-59, as of 9:45 p.m. on Monday.

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 22: A Lafayette County, Missouri highway is the latest of Missouri roads to be closed by rising floodwaters.

Here is the list as of Wednesday morning of closed roads in Missouri.

*MO 224 East in Lafayette County between Business 13 and MO 131
*I-29 remains closed from Rock Port, Missouri to mile marker 10 in Iowa. Iowa DOT may close an additional 10 miles north to mile marker 20 in the next few days.
*US Highway 159 in Holt County is closed-This also closes the Bridge to Rulo.
*US Highway 136 in Atchison County is Closed cutting off access to the Brownsville Bridge.
*Nearly all crossing across the Missouri River are closed in Northwestern Missouri.

The best detour across the River is US Highway 36 at St. Joseph or bridges in the Kansas City area. The best route for traffic coming from the west is I-70.

MoDOT has set up an online flood detour guide on their website.

In Northeast Kansas, K-7 in Doniphan County remains closed and is now closed further south from approximately 5 miles south of the south city limits of White Cloud to the Nebraska/Kansas state line due to high waters from the Missouri River on the roadway. The roadway is expected to be closed for several more weeks due to continued melting snow and rain run-off from the northern states that are contributing to high river levels. This portion of K-7 closed to all traffic on May 31.

UPDATE: Tuesday, June 21: Interstate 29 remains closed in Northwest Missouri to mile marker 10 in Iowa, with rising floodwaters also prompting the closure of other roads in the region:

*US Highway 159 in Holt County is closed-This also closes the Bridge to Rulo.
*US Highway 136 in Atchison County is Closed cutting off access to the Brownsville Bridge.
*Nearly all crossing across the Missouri River are closed in Northwestern Missouri.
*The best detour across the River is US Highway 36 at St. Joseph or bridges in the Kansas City area. The best route for traffic coming from the west is I-70.

Authorities in Iowa may close I-29 for an additional 10 miles, to mile marker 20, this week if floodwaters persist.

UPDATE: Monday, June 20: Interstate I-29 is closed from Mile Post 110 in Missouri north to Mile Post 10 in Iowa. Iowa DOT may close an additional 10 miles north to Mile marker 20 in the next few days. I-29 is also closed from Mile markers 55 to 71 beginning near the Council Bluffs/Omaha area and north.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Interstate 29 remains closed in northwest Missouri Sunday, four days after rising floodwaters prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to shut down the highway.

MoDOT says the road will remain closed until the flooding threat has subsided. The closure begins at its intersection with U.S. Route 136 at Rock Port, Missouri

Detours are posted along the highway and on MoDOT.org/flooding . From Kansas City, drivers should use Interstate 35 to head north into Iowa. That is also the preferred truck route.

From St. Joseph, you can use US 36 East to I-35 North to Iowa or use US 71 North to Iowa

Those in Rock Port can use US 136 East to US 71 North.

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