Several state agencies are reminding travelers to use caution this holiday weekend. Click to hear KMZU’s Bob Allen talk with MoDOT Traffic Liason Engineer Rick Bennett:

Rick Bennett

Bennett says people need to heed warning signs as roads are closed and drivers cannot see the flooding up ahead. Bennett urges drivers not to try to circumnavigate traffic diversions as they are in place for a reason.

According to Bennett, drivers should avoid several highways and interstates in the northwestern corner of the state. Those closings can be found on the Travelers Information Map here.