Flooding Update in Okaloosa

By: News Release
By: News Release

This story was updated at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5.

The following roads remain closed:

Meigs Drive – In Shalimar
Horse Creek Road – In Blackman
Charles Booker (County maintained portion) – under water near C-180
West Kelly – Both bridges
Johnson Road – closed but working to open
Old River Road – At Deadfall Creek – expect to be closed for a while
Lynnwood Jackson Rd – Near the intersection of Shockley Springs – access is permitted via Vinson Ray Road
Jack Road – from Billy Lundy to pond in bottom – access permitted from Senterfitt Road

Okaloosa, FL – Public Works road crews are assessing damage caused by yesterday’s rainfall. Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when travelling roads that are wet and if the road has standing water on it, turn around and find an alternate route.

Updates will be sent out periodically. The tree on Yellow River Baptist Church Road has been removed from the travel lanes and the road is open.

The following bridges remain closed:

West Kelley concrete bridge
West Kelley timber bridge
Rockhill Cemetary bridge

The following roads remain closed due to flooding:

1) Looney Road, at bridge
2) Old River Road, at Horse Creek
30 Meigs Drive in Shalimar
4) Live Oak Church Road in Crestview
5) Jordan Road in Escambia Farms (at new cross drain)
6) Old Antioch Road at Ashley Drive intersection, Crestview
7) Old River Road at Dead Fall Creek, Baker
8) Lynnwood Jackson near Shockley Springs Intersection (access Vinson Ray Road)

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