JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KSDK) - The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed U.S. 50 near Mt. Sterling in Gasconade County due to flood waters. Barriers are in place and drivers will need to detour using U.S. 54 to I-70 to Route 19.
Rain is currently falling in central Missouri, with three to five inches expected Thursday.
MoDOT is continuing to watch I-44, which reopened near Jerome, Mo. Thursday morning.
Drivers should use MoDOT's Traveler Information Map for up-to-date information on road closures around the state.