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I-70 reopens in both directions in St. Charles County

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**Update: Interstate 70 has reopened**

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 have reopened Monday morning, however all eastbound lanes are still closed due to flood water in St. Charles County.

MoDOT announced the reopening of the westbound lanes began at 6:06 a.m.

However drivers heading into St. Louis County and City for work Monday should still take alternative routes as all eastbound lanes are closed near mile marker 220, from Bryan Road to the Mid Rivers Mall exit. Alternative routes include Route 364 and I-64. 

In addition, Mexico Road at Church Street in St. Peters has also reopened to traffic. 

I-70 closed in Illinois due to floodwater

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