Portion Of Highway 71 Closed Thursday Due To Tar Coming Off Roadway

Update 1:00pm Friday:  The road has been reopened.

Nodaway County deputies assisted MODOT and Missouri State Patrol Thursday evening after taking multiple reports of tar coming off the roadway due to Thursday’s rain and sticking to vehicles on Highway 71 between Highway 136 at Burlington Junction and Icon Road outside Maryville.  That portion was shutdown.  All southbound traffic was being rerouted to Highway 113 and northbound traffic to Highway 148.

Updated claim information:

If you have a claim due to the tar on affected highways please contact Traveler Insurance with claim #FJB528.

Vicki Boyer (214-570-2618) or email her at vboyer@traveler.com
Collette Palin (720-963-7239) or email her at cpalin@traveler.com