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Route T reopens near Wappapello

The new Hwy. T (Source: MoDOT) The new Hwy. T (Source: MoDOT)
High waters from the Wappapello Lake spillway destroyed the road in 2011 (Source: Viewer submitted). High waters from the Wappapello Lake spillway destroyed the road in 2011 (Source: Viewer submitted).
The ground under the highway gave way. The ground under the highway gave way.
High waters in the spring of 2011. High waters in the spring of 2011.
WAPPAPELLO LAKE, MO (KFVS) -

A section of road that was taken out by Spring 2011 flooding near Wappapello Lake is now open.

According to Missouri Department of Transportation officials, all lanes of Route T are opened as of Monday, October 8 at Wappapello Lake.

However, in the coming weeks, guardrail work, sign installation and other miscellaneous work could cause a temporary lane closures there, according to MoDOT.

High waters from the Wappapello Lake spillway destroyed a portion of Route T in May 2011. 

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