HAZELWOOD, MO (KPLR)-The water may be gone, but the damage remains after heavy rain and flooding across the area. In Hazelwood, water damage means emergency repairs must be made to Missouri Bottom Road. It is closed indefinitely between Tulip Tree and Taussig Road.
Road barricades are in place to block traffic. Hazelwood Police are patroling the area to look for violators.
The Hazelwood School District is aware of the closure is working to maintain bus routes to Hazelwood West Middle School.
Drivers are urged take I-270 to Highway 370 as a detour route to the St. Louis Outlet Mall.
Also, Aubuchon Road remains closed due to the flooding.