UPDATE: More road closures reported due to flooding

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UPDATE 2:02 p.m.: As rain continues across Southwest Virginia, more roadways are being closed due to floodwaters. For those traveling Thursday, be sure to use extra caution and do not attempt to drive through flooded roadways.

As flood reports continue to stream in, you can also check the VDOT 511 page for more road closures.

Bedford County road closures:

  • Route 618 at Foster Rd.

Botetourt County road closures:

  • Sunset Avenue to Highway 11
  • Tinker Mill Rd. from College Drive to Route Route 656 (Old Orchard Lane)

Carroll County road closures:

  • Route 647 at Keno Rd.

Craig County road closures:

  • Route 604 at Sage Brush Lane
  • Route 611 and Route 614 at Peaceful Valley Rd.
  • Route 681 at Camp Easter Seals Rd.

Floyd County road closures:

  • US-221 (Floyd Highway) to Merlin Spring Lane
  • Route 706 at Thunderstruck Rd.

Franklin County road closures:

  • Boones Mill Rd. from US-220 to Route 692
  • Route 726 (Wades Gap Rd.) from Route 664 (Hicks Hollow Rd.) to Route 613 (Naff Rd.)
  • Route 728 south (Leaning Oak Rd.) from Green Level Rd. to Bethlehem Rd.
  • Coles Creek Rd from Calico Rock Rd. to Deyerle Knob Rd.
  • Blue Bend Rd. from Grassy Hill Rd. to Jamestown Rd.
  • Inglewood Rd.
  • Route 781 at Pernello Rd.

Giles County road closures:

  • Route 703 at Old Furnace Rd.
  • Route 608 at Brickyard Rd.
  • Route 649 at Lurich Rd.

Halifax County road closures:

  • Route 716 from N. Nichols Ferry Trail to Coleman Rd.
  • Route 887 at Mayo Loop

Montgomery County road closures:

  • Plantation Road

City of Roanoke road closures:

  • Bennington Rd. SE
  • 3400 block Overbrook St. SE
  • Treemont Dr. & Fairland Rd.
  • Wise Avenue at Indian Village
  • Baldwin Ave. & Tuck Ave.
  • Wiley Drive at Crystal Spring Avenue
  • Edgewood St. &Brandon Ave.
  • 13th St. NE &Eastern Ave. NE
  • 13th St., NE & Eastgate Ave., NE
  • 13th St., NE & Mason Mill
  • Crestmoor & Cravens Creek
  • Jefferson at Williamson
  • Reserve at the Rivers edge parking lot
  • Jefferson at Weller
  • 13th and Tayloe
  • 14th and Tomi Ln SE
  • Wise @ Indian Village
  • Cravens Creek both ends Deyerle and Cravens Creek Ln
  • Fairland & Brooklyn (tree)
  • 3405 Overbrook (sinkhole)
  • Livingston & Gene (Manhole cover)
  • All of Bennington from round-a-bout to Riverdale
  • All of 13th NE from Mason Mill to 460
  • South Lake Dr & Lake Dr
  • 919 Mason Mill
  • Arbor & Peidmont
  • 1900 Beleview
  • 1236 Aspen
  • Wonju & Franklin (Manhole cover)
  • 2200 Mount Vernon (low hanging wire)

Roanoke County road closures:

  • Route 740 at Carvins Cove Rd.
  • Route 699 from Bradshaw Rd. to Bugle Lane
  • Walnut Avenue at the Town of Vinton/Roanoke City line
  • 4th Street & Walnut Avenue
  • Brambleton Ave near Coleman Rd in Cave Spring
  • Bent Mountain Road by Sunnycrest Loop (one lane closed due to landslide)

Salem road closures:

  • Intersection of West Main and Wildwood Rd.
  • Butt Hollow from Locust Grove to Main
  • Front Avenue from Palmer to Mineral
  • E. Riverside from Riverland to Manchester
  • Low Water Bridge at Mill Lane
  • W. Riverside Drive from Front to Eddy
  • W. Riverside Drive from Colorado to Front
  • W. Riverside Drive from Mountain to Kingsmill
  • McVitty Rd. from Tremont to Homestead
  • Franklin Street from Tyle Way to Upland
  • Horner Lane from Wildwood to Main
  • Epperly Lane
  • Indian Street, near the Salem Dog Park

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Several Roanoke County parks have been closed due to flooding.

  • Brookside Park
  • Jae Valley Park
  • Green Hill Park (the back half is closed).

Staff is also monitoring other parks that are typically prone to flooding, including Starkey Park and Garst Mill Park.

County officials will continue watching water levels to make the determination whether or not those parks and other locations could be closed.


UPDATE 3:50 p.m.: Roanoke City has released additional road closures. Remember, if you come across a flooded roadway turn around, don’t drown.


ORIGINAL STORY:

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The City of Roanoke released a list of roads that are currently closed or barricaded, due to floodwaters.

Road closures

  • Wise @ Indian Village
  • Baldwin Ave. & Tuck Ave.
  • Wiley & Crystal Spring:
  • Wiley Dr. : Roanoke river flooding over bridge

Barricaded locations

  • Cravens Creek: both ends (Deyerle and Craven Creek Ln)
  • 10th St. SW & Campbell Ave. SW
  • 9th St. SW & Campbell Ave. SW
  • Shaffers Crossing (both ends on Salem Ave. and Johnson Ave.)
  • 13th St. NE & Eastern Ave. NE
  • Vale Ave. & Gus Nicks Blvd.
  • Kermit Ave. & Clyde St.
  • Franklin Rd. & Wiley Dr.
  • Edgewood St. & Malvern Rd.
  • Edgewood St. & Brandon Ave.
  • Orchard Rd. & Mud Lick Rd.
  • Mud Lick Rd. & Brandon Ave.
  • Wonju and Franklin

If you approach a road that is closed, do not drive around the barricade.

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