COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Outback Steakhouse in Columbia is closing its doors on Sunday.

The restaurant employs 59 people. Some employees will have the opportunity to transfer to other locations. The closest location to Columbia is in Osage Beach.

Those who do not transfer will receive severance packages.

The company released this statement:

"Closing a restaurant is never easy. This decision was made based solely on business circumstances and has no reflection on the employees."