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Route T reopens near Wappapello

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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.
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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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