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Flooding Prompts More Road Closures, Including Long Stretch Of I-44

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Flooding Prompts More Road Closures, Including Long Stretch Of I-44

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Flooding prompts more road closures in the region. Late Monday night crews closed Interstate 44 between  I-270 in St. Louis County and Route 100/Gray Summit in Franklin County due to the rising waters of the Meramec River.  In addition,Westbound I-44 is closed at I-270 while eastbound I-44 is closed at Route 100/Gray […]

Flooding Prompts More Road Closures, Including Long Stretch Of I-44

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Flooding prompts more road closures in the region.

Late Monday night crews closed Interstate 44 between  I-270 in St. Louis County and Route 100/Gray Summit in Franklin County due to the rising waters of the Meramec River.  In addition,Westbound I-44 is closed at I-270 while eastbound I-44 is closed at Route 100/Gray Summit. Local traffic only will be allowed westbound to Bowles and eastbound local traffic will be allowed to Pacific, Eureka and Route 109. Interstate traffic cannot get through this area. Route 100 between Gray Summit and I-270 will be the alternate route for I-44 travelers. Trucks traveling across the state are encouraged to take I-70.

Route 109 also closed at Eureka High School. MoDOT continues to watch water levels along the Meramec River at Route 30/Gravois and Route 21/Tesson Ferry, both of which could affect Tuesday morning’s commute.

Travelers are encouraged to stay current with closed roads due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/.  You can also call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) for up-to-date information.

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