ST. LOUIS- Both directions of Interstate 55 at Loughborough are now reopend after rising flood waters on the highway.
According to MoDOT, the northbound lanes were closed until about 5:00 a.m. while the southbound lanes reopened at 6:00 a.m.
141 is closed in both directions at I-44. MoDOT said the closure is expected to last until about 7:00 a.m.
— Katherine Hessel (@KHesselFox2) May 23, 2019
All lanes of northbound and southbound I-55 are closed at Loughborough and at Union because of flooding. Northbound and southbound 141 is closed at I-44 due to flooding. pic.twitter.com/K4sPpxAozU
— MoDOT St. Louis Area (@MoDOT_StLouis) May 23, 2019
55 and Loughborough completely flooded. No one is getting by and we are hearing people are trapped in their vehicles, calling for inflatable boats. Also hearing houses are flooding @fox2now #stltraffic pic.twitter.com/mfnagaANfS
— Monica Adams (@MonicaAdamsTV) May 23, 2019
MO 141 NB AT I-44
2 RIGHT LANES CLOSED
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 7:06 AM
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) May 23, 2019