Heavy rain creates flooding and road closures

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The road at Old 81 Loop at Old 88 in Crawford County was washed out by extreme rainfall on Thursday, June 6. The photo below also shows flooding in Crawford County.

A pipe ruptured in Washington County at State Hwy 265 at Section 1.  The road is closed until the structure is replaced.  Traffic cannot pass the area.

Here are road closures as of June 6, at 8 p.m. in Washington County, the information provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

A pipe ruptured in Washington County at State Hwy 265 at Section 1.  The road is closed until the structure is replaced.  Traffic cannot pass the area.

Kettle Springs 212 from Hwy 265 to the bridge is closed

Onda Mountain 213 from Hwy 265 to the top of the hill is closed

Billingsley 211 from Hwy 265 to the top of the hill is closed

Orr 67 from Hwy 265 to the bridge is closed

Wilkerson St. in Johnson, near Oak Glen Village is partially flooded. Opened and being monitored

Ball Street in Johnson is closed

Hogeye from Hwy 265 to Baker Mountain is closed

Hogeye  and Hwy 265 intersection at the Hogeye Mall is closed

Illinois Chapel from Orr Rd to Hwy 265 is closed

Butler Rd. from Centerpoint Church to west of the bridge is blocked off

Strickler Road, 5 miles north of the county line. Washed out and it’s open, road crews on site

Garland McKee closed from Illinois Chapel to 10150 Garland McKee closed

E. Neal Street, east of Ash Street in Farmington is closed

Black nursery in Prairie Grove has been blocked off

(Courtesy of Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Devil’s Den State Park)

In Prairie Grove high water and flash flooding issues hit the city.  The Illinois River was at flood stage and as of 8 p.m. the water was over the roadway of Highway 62.  Law enforcement closed Butler Road east of Hwy. 62, but it’s now reopened in both directions.

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