Floods close Route 63 at Westphalia

3 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, December 27 2015 Dec 27, 2015 Sunday, December 27, 2015 10:54:00 AM CST December 27, 2015 in News
By: Alex Dostaler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY -- According to MoDOT, flooding has closed Route 63 at Westphalia in Osage County.

This is just the most recent in a slew of road closures caused by flooding.

About 370 state routes throughout the state were closed due to flooding, including Route 100 at Morrison, which will remain closed indefinitely.

Motorists should take extra care in their travels during this time and never attempt to get around roadway barriers or drive across flooded roadways.

MoDOT also recommends allowing extra travel time if detours are necessary.

You can keep up with the latest road closures by viewing MoDOT's road conditions map on our website. You can view current weather conditions and our live streaming radar any time.

MoDOT can be reached for information at call the department’s toll free number at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-66368).

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