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June 13, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Harris

MoDOT Waiting

Missouri Department of Transportation is watching and waiting for the flood water.

Officials say they have all the materials and personnel they need for the rising water near Interstate 29. MoDOT community relations manager Elaine Justus says they have over 100,000 sandbags on hand and ready to be put in place.

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Justus adds even with sandbagging, if river levels get too high the interstate could flood.