Tourists armed with cameras explore flooded Valley Park restaurants

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FENTON, MO (KTVI) - The flooding at I-44 and 141 in Valley Park is now a very popular place for visitors. Water surrounds fast food restaurants and while sightseers come armed with cameras to get a picture of this historic flood. From one side to the other is as wide as the Missouri river.

Restaurant owners in the area are making decisions minute by minute.

MoDOT officials hope to reopen the intersection by Friday. But the water first has to go down. Then they'll need to clean up the mess and check for damage.