The heavy rains and resulting high water have caused Jackson County to temporarily close several roads and parts of several parks.

The road closures:

• Old U.S. 40 just east of Buckner-Tarsney Road.

• Stillhouse Road from Cummins Road to Nebgen Road.

• R.D. Mize Road from Buckner-Tarsney Road to Stillhouse Road.

• Gillespie Road from Highway H to County Line Road.

• Holly Road between Buckner and Levasy.

• Old Pink Hill Road between Ketterman and Highway H.

• The intersection at Webb Road and Renick Road.

• The intersection at Duncan Road and Howell Road.

• Sweeney Road and Duncan Intersection.

• Browning Road just north of Greenwood in the James A. Reed Wildlife Area.

• Nebgen Road east of Hardsaw Road.

• Hardsaw Road south of Nebgen Road.

Park closures:

• Part of the Little Blue Trace Trail, from Bundschu Road south to Missouri 78.

• The beach at Blue Springs Lake.

• Several places at and near Longview Lake –  the bike trail, the boat ramps and courtesy docks at the Longview Lake marina and at Mouse Creek, O’Donnell Park (shelter 9) and the outer road serving shelters 12 through 14.