Part of U.S. Route 59 Closed in Buchanan County

One portion of Buchanan County U.S. Route 59 has reopened while the other flooding closure has been extended:

U.S. Route 59 from Rushville to Atchison, Kansas, including the Amelia Earhart Bridge, is now open.

MoDOT has extended the closure from the south city limits of St. Joseph to Route KK at Halls Route 116 at Rushville.

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