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Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2008
(BEDFORD) - This week’s rains are looking to possible affect your commute home.
Between Lawrence, Monroe and Orange Counties, several local and county roads are closed due to flooding, and the Indiana Department of Transportation has several state highways shut down as well.
The Lawrence County Highway Department has most roads near the white river shut down including Huron-Williams and Lawrenceport Roads.
Monroe County says most of the roads near Lake Monroe are flooded, and some may be underwater for weeks. Orange County is also seeing problems with their roads as well, most notable IN-37 in Orleans.
INDOT also says IN-550 from Shoals to Lacy is not passable, and IN-450 from Williams to Shoals hasn't been usable for days.
Some of these roads may start to dry up today and tomorrow, but don't expect much, especially with rain returning on Sunday and, forecasters say, continuing through Tuesday.
Additionally, the National Weather Service has issued a new flood warning for small streams in Lawrence and surrounding counties until 6:45 tonight.
See below for a list of flooded roads:
State and US Highways
IN-37 in Orleans
IN-337 from Orleans to Livonia
IN-450 from Shoals to Williams
IN-550 from Shoals to Lacy
County and Local Roads
Bartlettsville Rd. (by the bridge and in the bottoms)
Donica Church Rd. (between Logan Bottom Rd. and the hill)
Judah Logan Rd. (by the bridge)
Little Salt Creek Run
Logan Bottoms Rd. (the gravel part)
Peerless Rd. (by Mica Metals)
Stumphole Bridge Rd. (near IN-450)
River Rd. (entire road)
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