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61 Closed Near Alexandria

MoDOT Closes Rte. 61 Due to Flooding

HANNIBAL–At about two o’clock this morning, MoDOT closed Route 61 in
Alexandria, MONTH due to flooding. MoDOT had been monitoring the road for
several days and expected to close the road sometime this week. Wednesday,
MoDOT started flagging for one lane traffic as crews contined to watch the
water slowly consume the road. The Mississippi and Des Moines Rivers
converge near this area and both are swollen. While it is not known how
long the road will be closed, detours signs are set up in both Iowa and

MoDOT will continue to provide updates as flooding contines throughout NE