Corps could face sharp criticism from those unhappy with management strategy in 2011.
MoDOT says 18 main roads, including U.S 159 and Missouri 111, are still covered with water.
Mold spores, rotting fields left behind by receding floodwaters.
The Missouri River is back open for boating north of Kansas City.
“I think this is the first visible sign that recovery is starting to take place,”
It’s too early to know the extent of the damage.
Typically, the federal government pays many of the immediate costs for disaster response, then bills state and local government for 25% of the total.
Show Me State slammed by tornadoes, blizzards, flooding and intense heat.
Topic: River management and record-breaking floods in 2011.
“It’s a very unpleasant chore for people trying to clean this up,” said John Remus, who oversees hydrologic engineering for the Army Corps of Engineers.
The St. Louis Area Chapter of the American Red Cross has nearly two dozen workers assisting clean-up efforts in North Carolina, as well as New Jersey and New York.
Several inches of rainfall resulted in standing water in South County. Some areas received more than four inches of rain in just over three hours.
Two Levee breaches closed an interstate Monday as officials warn the worst of the Missouri River flooding is yet to come.