From KDOT on Aug. 5, 2013 5:30 a.m.
K-99 in Lyon County is STILL CLOSED from the south city limits of Emporia to and three miles south due to flood waters over the roadway as of 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 3.
Drivers must use marked detour via local county roads to Kansas Turnpike. No semis allowed on local marked detour. Drivers: Do not attempt to drive through flooded or high water on roadways. TURN AROUND. DON’T DROWN!
The roadway is not expected to reopen until possibly much later this week. We will let you know when this roadway reopens to all traffic.