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I-55 back open after flooding at Loughborough from heavy rain

The interstate was flooded with water, but it receded after.

ST. LOUIS — A busy St. Louis interstate was flooded after heavy rain in the area Thursday afternoon.

I-55 at Loughborough Avenue was flooded and impassable to traffic at 5:45 p.m. By 6:45 p.m. the water had receded and the highway reopened at around 7:30.

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Traffic continued to try to drive through the flooded interstate.

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