Water Covering Hwy 81 Outside Columbus, Platte Center

COLUMBUS – Highway 81 is closed in two locations because of water covering the roadway.

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office says Highway 81 is closed at the Highway 22 intersection and Platte Center spur (310th Street).

Traffic in those locations is being rerouted.

Rain is expected to continue falling throughout the day, and water could potential be covering the Highway for an extended period of time.