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7:08 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Officials to open new Mo. rail bridge

Credit ianmunroe / flickr

A new railroad bridge east of Missouri's capital city is opening with hopes of clearing the final major bottleneck for train traffic between St. Louis and Jefferson City.

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9:04 am
Thu August 8, 2013

I-44, US-63 reopen, but some Missouri roads still closed due to flood

Crews work to shore up roads near Tuscumbia on August 7, 2013. Photo provided by Miller County Emergency Management.
Samantha Edmonson

The Missouri Department of Transportation has begun re-opening many Mid-Missouri roads and highways that were closed due to flooding, but some county roads are still affected, particularly those near the Osage River.

MODOT reopened the 14 mile stretch of I-44 near Jerome southwest of Rolla Thursday morning, which had been closed for nearly 24 hours. Highway 63 near Westphalia was also closed Wednesday afternoon due to water on the road, but that route was also re-opened Thursday morning.

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