Water recedes, K-99 now open to traffic – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Water recedes, K-99 now open to traffic

As of 7 a.m. today, state Highway 99 in Lyon County is open to all traffic from the south city limits of Emporia to three miles south.

The highway was closed at 7:30 a.m. Saturday due to flood waters over the roadway. Flood waters have now receded off the highway and it has been reopened to traffic.

For Kansas road information related to flooding, KanDrive at www.KanDrive.org is an online travel information portal that displays information from KDOT’s traveler information technology, including highway cameras, dynamic message signs, traffic management centers and 511 phone, online and mobile (http://511mm.ksdot.org). Travelers can obtain updated road conditions simply by calling 511 from any phone (landline or cellular), or by clicking on the following link: http://511.ksdot.org, drivers can obtain updated all of Kansas road conditions at anytime.

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