Drivers believing the route is open are causing problems for the highway department

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- MoDOT says I-44 at Hazelgreen remains  due to historic flooding. They say although the water has receded at that location, they are now are working to repair the pavement in that area. They say they are having some issues with drivers thinking the road is open because the water has receded, but that is not the case. “We expect the pavement repair to continue through the day. We will update on Facebook/Twitter once the work is finished and when we open I-44 at Hazelgreen.”

They add work will continue through Wednesday at the earliest.