Flooding has blocked all access to the Missouri River bridge on Highway 47, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).The bridge had remained open as long as a detour on Highway 94 through Dutzow was passable, but that route flooded late Wednesday evening."We don't know the duration of this closure," said Brian Untiedt, MoDOT assistant maintenance and traffic engineer of the Northeast District.The best source of updated information is the online traveler map at http://traveler.modot.org/map
. MoDOT customer service reps are answering thousands of calls every day about the flooding situation, so people with internet access are encouraged to refer to the traveler map.If needed, MoDOT customer service reps are available 24/7 to assist at 1-888-275-6636. Area residents are urged to be patient and avoid travel in these areas. Check back to warrencountyrecord.com
for information as it becomes available.
All northern access to the Highway 47 bridge across the Missouri River has been cut off by flooding.