LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — KMZU News can confirm that 65 Highway south of Chillicothe has reopened to traffic.

According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, the roadway reopened shortly after 7:00 a.m. Monday.

Drivers in the area are encouraged to proceed with caution as crews work to repair the road.

The roadway was first closed last week due to rising waters from the Grand River.

The Grand crested over the weekend and is forecast to continue falling.