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Rising Waters Close State Roads
Updated December 31, 2013 6:39 AM | Filed under: Transportation
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(UNDATED) - The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces rising waters have caused the closure of roads in the Vincennes District.

The closures will remain in effect until waters recede. The following sections of roadway have either been closed or INDOT is advising motorists to use caution around these areas of high water:

Daviess/Knox County
SR 358, from SR 67 Edwardsport to SR57 Plainville

Daviess/Pike County
SR 257, from US 50 Washington to SR 356 Otwell

Martin County
SR 550, from US 50 in Loogootee to US 150 near Shoals

Martin & Lawrence County
SR 450, from US 50 Shoals to SR 158 Bedford

Perry County
NOW OPEN: SR 66 from SR 62 Sulphur to SR 70 Derby
NOW OPEN: SR 66 from SR 166 Rocky Point to SR 70 Derby

When encountering a flooded roadway, INDOT urges drivers to turn around and not drive through standing water. According to the National Weather Service, most flooding deaths occur in automobiles. Six inches of standing water is enough to cause passenger cars to stall and a foot of water will float many vehicles. For the latest road conditions, please call 1-800-261-7623 or visit . You may also find road information on our Facebook page and Twitter account .

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