The Houston County Road and Bridge Department will close Judge Logue road for two weeks, starting Monday. The roadway will be closed between Highway 84 and Hollis Dairy road for cross drain repairs. The department expects the area to be closed for approximately two weeks.
The Washington County Board Commissioners has declared a Local State of Emergency.Washington County Citizens are strongly urged to stay off all roadways throughout the evening and limit travel to essential only. All county roads are subject to flooding and traveling at this time is extremely dangerous. Public Works personnel are unable to keep up with the demand in responding to each flooded area and place barricades.
Areas in Walton County that should be avoided are North Bishop and the bridge on Indian Ranch Road. Officials say that bridge is washing out as well. They have posted markers in those areas for drivers to turn around.
South Walton damaged roads, Deputy Confirmed.
1.) Scenic Gulf DR at Poinciana is underwater.
2.) South Geronimo has water all the way across the road, but it is passable. Public Works has put a sign up.
3.) Open Gulf St is flooded, passable only to large trucks and SUVS, not small sedans. Public Works notified.
4.) County Highway 395 has standing water in several places
5.) County Highway 30A has standing water just east of Somerset ST
6.) Chat Holly and JD Miller Flooded
7.) 30A West by Topsl State Park – water across the entire roadway. Public Works will put up signs.
8.) Lakewood and Co Highway 30A – water across the road, still passable but getting deeper. Public Works will put up signs.
9.) County Highway 395 North at East PT Washington RD has about 6 inches of water over the road, but is still passable. Signs posted.
10.) Montigo Avenue is under two feet of water
11.) Water running across Coochie RD before it opens up to the rock pit, but road is passible.
12.) Eve Circle at Eden Drive – entire road is under water.
13.) Co Highway 395 South at Water Color Crossing –Northbound lane of 395 is underwater. Water extends just north of the intersection past the Fire Department entrance.
14.) South Holiday RD and 98 – Standing water near CVS Pharmacy
15.) Lakeview Beach DR and Beach Drive are under approx. 18 inches of water.
16.) 200 Block of Turtle Creek Dr. yard of the resident is under water.
17.) 300 Block of Lakeview Beach Dr. yard of the resident is under water and water is going into his house when traffic drives by. Road department is on the way to check in to this matter.
18.) 183 Gulfview Heights St (Draper Lake) water is flowing over the road way.
19.) Big Redfish Lake is flooded – Signs posted- citizen has reported soil eroding from under the pavement and washing out. Public Works is on the way with a sump pump.
20.) County Highway 30A at Big Redfish Lake – 30A is about 1/3 eroded, approx. 15ft deep, 40ft wide. Public Works in on scene.
21.) Don Bishop RD and Hackberry Way – water flowing over the street, but still passable.
22.) County Highway 30A from Highway 83 East Bound to 283 Grayton Corners – Shut down due to flooding from Draper Lake. Road department in the area working.
23.) 100 Block of Spotted Dolphin Rd is 3 Ft. deep. Complaints have been made from several citizens that water is washing into their house when cars drive by.
24.) Norwood Drive going towards Windancer Condo has 1 Ft. of water.
25.) Bridge on Matts Way off of County Road 83 is about 2 Ft under water, gate is blocking the bridge.
26.) Lift station at South Walton Substation is out, light is flashing. Station is flooded, approx. 1 inch deep in water.
27.) 100 Block of S Gulf DR – Residence has less than one foot of clearance before water will enter home.
28.) Rendevous DR – last 100 yards completely underwater, impassible
29.) Intersection of Flounder St and Porpoise St caller advised the water was washing up to his house.
North Walton damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) Bruce Creek Bridge is underwater. Signs are posted.
2.) East Indian Creek Ranch RD – Road is closed due to water on road, water is over the bridge on both ends. Public works has put out barricades. Somebody removed the barricades and threw them into the woods. Deputy was reposted them.
3.) CO Highway 183 at Crooked Creek RD – water on the road, but still passable. Signs are up.
4.) River Road – has water on the road until just prior to the boat ramp. Road is open , until about 50 yards from Boat ramp.
5.) Nancy Darby Road is beginning to wash out, but is still passable.
6.) County Highway 181-C – Water on the road, but still passable.
7.) County Highway 280 and Jim Lindsey - road is washed out, signs are posted.
Freeport damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) Don Graff Road has water across it in three places due to the ditches over flowing, but still passable. Sign posted.
2.) Woodlawn Road – Large puddle in both lanes, near the intersection of McCloud RD
3.) County Road 3280 at Fluffy Landing RD – Westbound Lane on 3280 covered with water.
4.) County Highway 3280 at Smokehouse Lake RD under about 3 inches of water, but still passable. Signs posted.
5.) County Highway 3280 at Faulkner DR under about 3 inches of water, still passable. Signs posted.
6.) Jolly Bay Rd – water on the road.
7.) County Highway 3280 at Bishop Lake, one lane is underwater, signs are in place.
8.) 12000 Block of County Highway 3280 has water off the roadway but water is up to the doorsteps of the houses.
9.) Fluffy Landing – water on the road
10.) Dead River RD – Water all across the road, but road and boat ramp are passable.