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Richmond County roads flooded

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Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG) Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG)
Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG) Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG)
Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG) Source: Nick Lulli (WFXG)
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

UPDATE: Portions of Washington Road are very flooded. Richmond County deputies were on the scene in some areas, but have since left.

Officials urge drivers to use caution and slow down.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Richmond County, Butler Creek from 7/11 at 2:00 PM to 7/14 at 8:00 PM. Minor flooding is expected.

Never drive vehicles through standing water and do not let children play in flood waters.

More information will be provided as it becomes available. If you are in an area that is flooding, please report that information to 911 Dispatch at (706)821-1080.

Road Open

  • Wrightsboro Road before Flowing Wells Road is scheduled to open by 4:45 PM.

New Road closure for Richmond County:

 

  • Lock and Dam Road at Doug Barnard Parkway is closed. Employees of the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will be allowed access to report to work.

The following areas remain closed at this time:

 

  • The boat ramps and boating access points in Richmond County have been closed until further notice due to rising water and safety concerns.

 

  • All walking paths on the Riverwalk remained closed until further notice.

 

  • Marina Road remains closed.

 

  • Lock and Dam Park and access to the Baurle Boat Ramp below Augusta Regional Airport is closed.

 

 

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