KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A stretch of interstate highway in northwestern Missouri is open again for the first time since floodwaters shut it down in March.
Interstate 29 reopened Wednesday to the Iowa state line.
Historic flooding in March forced closure of the busy north-south roadway.
I-29 also is open in Iowa, but with some restrictions.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says more than 12,000 vehicles use I-29 in northwestern Missouri on a daily basis.
Many other roads and highways in northwestern Missouri and southwestern Iowa remain closed due to flood damage.
The latest round of flooding has forced many other roads to close across several Midwestern states.
UPDATE: The re-opening of Interstate 29 will take some time to remove barriers. Detours are required to be utilized until the full opening occurs.
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