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Preliminary Report: Flooding near the Mississippi River

BNSF is being impacted in Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois due to the Mississippi River flooding. As of 7:00 am CT the main tracks have been taken out of service account high water between Burlington, IA and Quincy, Illinois on the northern section of the Hannibal subdivision. Water is over the rail at Canton, Missouri, approximately 65 miles south of Burlington, Iowa.

Based on historical trends, we anticipate the southern portion of the Hannibal Subdivision, between Quincy, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri, to be impacted by flooding later this week.

Reroutes are being established in order to minimize impact to our customers.

BNSF will continue to assess the situation daily and advise on those situations to help minimize impact to our customers.

We will continue to provide updates as conditions change. Please see for maps and additional information. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673 option 4, option 3.

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