Levee About to Break in Daviess County

INDOT releases a list of road closures due to flooding.

A flash flood warning is in effect due to a levee failure in west central Daviess county until 6:30 P.M.

Daviess County Emergency Management reports that a levee was about to be over-topped along the White River. Residents of the Maysville trailer park and surrounding areas west and northwest of the town of Washington will be affected. This includes US highway 50.

The following sections of roadway have either been closed or INDOT is advising motorists to use caution around these areas of high water:

Daviess and Pike Counties:
State Road 257 from U.S. Route 50 (Washington) to State Road 56 (Otwell)

Knox and Daviess Counties:
State Road 358 from State Road 67 (Edwardsport) to State Road 57 (Plainville)

Martin County:
State Road 550 from U.S. 231 (Loogootee) to U.S. 50 (Lacy)

Martin and Lawrence Counties:
State Road 450 from U.S. 50 (Shoals) to State Road 37 (Bedford)

Perry County:
State Road 66 from State Road 62 (Sulphur) to State Road 70 (Derby)
State Road 66 from State Road 70 (Derby) to State Road 166 (Rocky Point)
State Road 66 from State Road 166 (Rocky Point) to State Road 237 (Cannelton)
State Road 70 from State Road 37 (Leopold) to State Road 66 (Derby)

Joe Hren

Anchor, Indiana Newsdesk - WTIU & WFIU News. Follow him on Twitter @Joe_Hren

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