88
      Thursday
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      Friday
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      Special Report: Flood updates

      By: Missy Holcomb Reed. Morton Ave in Jacksonville, Ill. (6/18/11)

      Updated: June 24 at 7:30 a.m.

      The new Warsaw Road in Warsaw, IL is open to traffic. MoDOT will open US 61/136 at Alexandria this morning. The road was closed for almost nine days due to heavy rainfall and flooding in the Fox River basin.

      UPDATED: June 22 at 10:45 a.m.

      The New Warsaw Road in Warsaw, IL remains closed. Work is in progress cleaning the mud slides and debris off the road. Use highway 96, at the spur turn on the Old Warsaw Road to get into town. Water Street is open.

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      UPDATES: June 21 at 5:20 a.m.

      We have the following road closures to pass on to you this morning.In Clark County, Missouri....Routes K, F, P, D and 61at Alexandria remain closed because of high water.In Pike County, Missouri...Highway 79 is now OPEN but State route P is still closed.In Lewis County Missouri....The county bridge at the intersection of Dogwood and 164th ave is closed.In Hancock County, Illinois....Water street and New Warsaw road are still closed because of mud slides.In Pike County, Illinois.....County highway 21 at Valley City is impassable because of high water.

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      UPDATED: June 20 at 1:35 p.m.

      http://www.modot.com/

      State Route 79 - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 3.22 MILES BEFORE RT W S , ending 1.87 MILES BEFORE RT W S . Road closed since 06/17/2011 09:56:00 AM

      State Route 79 - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 1.87 MILES AFTER RT W N , ending 3.22 MILES AFTER RT W N . Road closed since 06/20/2011 09:56:00 AM

      tate Route 79 - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 3.22 MILES BEFORE RT W S , ending 1.87 MILES BEFORE RT W S . Road closed since 06/17/2011 09:56:00 AM

      State Route 79 - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 1.87 MILES AFTER RT W N , ending 3.22 MILES AFTER RT W N . Road closed since 06/20/2011 09:56:00 AM

      State Route B - LEWIS COUNTY - CLOSED .46 MILES AFTER MO 16 E , ending 1.49 MILES AFTER MO 16 E . Road closed since 04/20/2011 08:00:00 AM

      State Route B - LEWIS COUNTY - CLOSED 1.49 MILES BEFORE MO 16 E , ending .46 MILES BEFORE MO 16 E . Road closed since 04/20/2011 08:00:00 AM

      State Route K - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED beginning AT RT N E , ending 2.05 MILES AFTER RT N W . Road closed since 06/20/2011 11:59:00 AM

      State Route K - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED

      State Route P - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 4.33 MILES AFTER MO 79 S , ending 5.79 MILES AFTER MO 79 S . Road closed since 05/25/2011 02:10:00 PM

      State Route P - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED Road closed since 06/14/2011 07:25:00 AM

      State Route P - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 5.79 MILES BEFORE MO 79 N , ending 4.33 MILES BEFORE MO 79 N . Road closed since 05/25/2011 02:10:00 PM

      State Route P - PIKE COUNTY - CLOSED 5.79 MILES BEFORE MO 79 N , ending 2.22 MILES BEFORE MO 79 N . Road closed since 04/29/2011 08:00:00 AM

      State Route P - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED Road closed since 06/14/2011 07:25:00 AM

      US 61 - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED 1.02 MILES AFTER US 136 E , ending 2.41 MILES AFTER US 136 E . Road closed since 06/15/2011 02:36:00 AM

      US 61 - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED 2.34 MILES BEFORE US 136 W , ending .25 MILES AFTER US 136 E . Road closed since 06/15/2011 02:36:00 AM

      US 61 - CLARK COUNTY - CLOSED 2.05 MILES BEFORE RT N E , ending AT RT N E . Road closed since 06/20/2011 11:59:00 AM

      http://www.dot.state.il.us/road/closures.txt

      IL-100 1/8 mile North of I-72 (Scott County) is closed due to flooding.

      http://www.iowadot.gov/floods/iowafloodedroads.html

      136 closed in both directions between US 61 (missouri state line) and US 218 (near Keokuk)

      If you know of any updates, please let us know and we'll confirm with transportation officials.

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      UPDATED: June 18 at 1:35 p.m.

      I-72 was closed just east of Jacksonville, Illinois. Traffic was and may continue to be diverted.

      MyJournalCourier.com says that Interstate 72 was closed at about 8:40 a.m. because of flooding at the Jacksonville/Morton Avenue exit and remained closed Saturday morning.

      Click here to read KHQA's complete story on the I-72 closure.

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      UPDATED: June 17 at 12:17 p.m.

      MoDOT crews have closed Route 79 just south of Clarksville due to flooding. The area will be monitored over the weekend and reopened as soon as it is safe.

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      UPDATED: June 17 at 5:15 a.m.

      We start out this morning again with road notices from around the area.The good news is that there are less of them than there were earlier in the week.First in Clark county....the following roads are still closed...NN, F, P and the 61 at Alexandria.And in Hancock County.....Water Street and New Warsaw Road are still closed.

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      UPDATED: June 16 at 10:20 a.m.

      The following roads are closed in Warsaw, IL due to flooding and mud slides: Water Street (flooding of Mississippi and mud slides), 6th and Harrison Street at LeClaire Street (washed out), New Warsaw Road (due to more mud slides hopefully will open next week if there is no more rain). The Old Warsaw Road at Highway 96 is open.

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      UPDATED: June 16 at 7:30 a.m.

      Rising flood waters have crossed Bonnansinga drive at Bob Bangert Park. The Road has been closed and barricaded. Police warn you not to remove or go around the barricades.-----

      UPDATED: June 16 at 4:30 a.m.

      We do have a few road notices to pass on to you again for Thursday morning.In Hancock County....both New Warsaw road and Water street are still closed because of mudslides.In Clark County.... Routes D, NN, F & P and US 61 at Alexandria are all still closed.But both the North and Southbound lanes of US 27 in Clark County are open.In Hannibal....The following streetsm south of Warren Barrett Driver are all closed.. Ely, South 6th and South 7th.Also drivers need to watch out for water on Sycamore, Monroe and Jefferson streets.

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      UPDATED: June 15 at 7:03 a.m.

      Illinois 336 is now open as of 6am Wednesday morning

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      UPDATED: June 15 at 3:51 a.m.

      We have some more road updates to pass on to you this morning.We start in Clark County where the following roads are closed due to flooding.Routes D, K, NN, AA, F &P are all closed.Also 27 and 136 Southbound lanes are open to semi-traffic only.And the 61 and Alexandria bypass into Keokuk is also closed.In Hancock County.... I 336 between Carthage and Macomb is closed.Many of the city streets in Carthage are also closed because of flooding and drivers are urged to use extreme caution in low lying areas.In Scotland County, Missouri..... Route H near Snake Lake has also been closed.In McDonough County....Highway 136 is flooded going both east and west of Macomb.And in Schuyler County... There are concerns about hydroplaning on U.S. 67 ( 3/10ths of a mile south of Log Cabin Road) that area is also 1 mile south of 67/ Route 101 Junction.

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      UPDATED: June 14 at 10:54 a.m.

      Out of Des Moines, the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) continues to work closely with personnel from the Iowa National Guard, Department of Human Services, Department of Public Safety, Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources and other agencies as appropriate at the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in response to the flooding situation in Western Iowa. SEOC is staffed daily from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

      You can visit https://governor.iowa.gov/news/missouri-river-flooding for more Iowa information.

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      UPDATED: June 14 at 10:15 a.m.

      Hannibal Emergency Management Director John Hark says the city will drop all five of the flood gates this afternoon. The river is expected to crest around 20 feet Thursday.

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      UPDATED: June 14 at 8:34 a.m.

      We have reports that part of the Paloma blacktop road has collapsed. Tegan Orpet is talking with a road commissioner and will have more information to pass along to you. A pipe underneath the road just south of JR's repair. Commissioners estimate the road will be closed the rest of the summer.

      She also has a report of a bridge out east of Scottie's Skateland on Highway 104 toward Liberty. There is a subdivision just past the storage sheds, and there is a back hoe trying to remove bridge debris.

      Don't forget, you can submit photos on our Facebook page , through uConnect ... or you can always email them to us at news7@khqa.com . Most importantly, don't risk your safety to get photos or videos!

      Click here to track road conditions closely in your area.

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      UPDATED: June 14 at 7:45 a.m.

      Clark County: Closed: Routes A, D and the main road through Wyaconda. 27 southbound by Exit 136 ( the Wayland exit) is down to 1 lane. Fox river rose 12 feet from midnight to 5 a.m. Cautions for Routes NN and AA.

      Don't forget, you can submit photos on our Facebook page , through uConnect ... or you can always email them to us at news7@khqa.com . Most importantly, don't risk your safety to get photos or videos!

      Click here to track road conditions closely in your area.

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      UPDATED: June 14 at 7:30 a.m.

      Hancock County Flooding: Water over roadways i many areas. Bluff Road S of Warsaw to Adams County line is under water. Mudslide on Warsaw road past brewery. Hwy 96 standing water in several areas. Hwy 61 between Bowen and Augusta has standing water. Black Top 250N West on Bowen has standing water in several spots. Blacktop 400N from IL336 to West Point has standing water in several spots. The Hancock County Sheriff's urge caution when traveling today. Any additional rainfall could cause additional flooding.

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      Because of the heavy rain overnight here are a few places in the KHQA viewing area that drivers need to be cautious of Tuesday morning.In Adams County...we have reports of flooding on Rock Quarry road, east of Scotties and at the Viaduct on 94.In Clark County Missouri... We have no official report of flooding but drivers are urged to use caution on Route B because it is a regular place for high water.Also in Clark County we have reports of several flooded basements because of sewer systems backing up.And in Van Buren County Iowa we have reports that the Van Buren Sheriff's department has posted high water signs south of Highway 2.

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