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Flash Flooding Closes Several Roads

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


Flash flooding from thunderstorms Tuesday evening prompted several roads to be closed throughout Washington County.  Many roads across the northern part of the county experienced flooding however other parts of the area experienced downpours as well. As many as 13 roads were closed throughout the course of the day yesterday. The hardest areas hit by the flooding were those along Smith Creek and the English River. Washington County Engineer David Patterson says all road crews were dispatched to assess damage and make repairs.