Worth Flood Updates/ Now Over 40 Road Closures

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UPDATES MONDAY Below: Worth County, Sylvester, Poulan and Warwick emergency personnel, public works, and Department of Transportation worked before, during and after heavy rains to prepare for possible flooding conditions.

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As rains poured Saturday, reports of various road closings throughout the county were reported. As of 4 P.M., Worth E-911 Director Kannetha Clem reported the following roads closed in Worth along with Sylvester Fire Chief Chris Duncan’s reports of Sylvester Road closings: (See area photos below) Updated information now posted:

Sylvester:

No closures other than Pope Park as of Monday night.

Flooding Event Feb 23, 2013

County Closed Roads current as of 12:11 pm 2/26/2013


Closed Roads
1. Jerry Young Rd between Brown Rd and Turner Rd
2. Gibbs Rd between Pine Forest Rd and Deerland Rd
3. Outlaw Rd between WB Parks Rd and Burdette Rd
4. Marvin Lawhorne Rd between Sledge Rd and WB Parks Rd
5. WA Patterson Rd between Deerland Rd and 256 (Old Wooden Bridge)
6. Willow Rd Between Hickory Lane & S. County Line Rd
7. Gunter Rd
8. Carter Rd between Massey Airport Rd to pond bottom
9. Deerland from 256 to Earlene Sizemore Rd
10. Brown Cemetery Rd from Sledge Rd to Crawley (WB Parks Rd)
11. Brown Cemetery Rd Hogan to Sledge Rd
12. 1300 block of York Rd (East of Evergreen Rd)
13. Massey Airport Rd between York Rd and Hwy 112
14. Gibbs Rd @ Jones Rd
15. Melton Rd @ the Town Creek Bridge
16. Jones Rd from Gibbs Rd to Pine Forest Rd.
17. Whittington Rd from Hartsfield to the Tift County Line
18. Porters Corner Rd (Dirt portion)
19. EW Booth Rd from Hwy 256 to Earlene Sizemore Rd
20. Old Mail Rd from Hwy 313 to residence of 450 Old Mail Rd
21. Mt Horeb Rd from the end of the pavement of Mt. Horeb Rd to Cowford Bridge Rd.
22. Gunsmoke Rd from Bryant Rd to Joe Sumner Rd
23. Voyals Rd from PT Salter Rd to Cotton Rd
24. Meadowview Lane (completely impassable)
25. Thomas Rd from Deer valley Rd to Porters Corner Rd
26. Pearson Rd small dirt section off of County Line
27. Blue Springs Rd from Sawyer Rd to Jewel Crowe Rd is closed
28. Marchant Rd from Sledge rd to WB Parks Rd
29. 300 Block of Chapman Rd is impassable
30. Howell Hill Rd – completely shut down
31. Hamilton Hill Rd from Cuffie Town to Jody Hobby Rd
32. Massey Rd – completely impassable
33. Hancock Rd @ Hwy 33 – impassable
34. EW Booth Rd between NJ Brooks Rd and Shotgun Rd
35. Holcomb Rd from Little River Rd to Sherrod Rd
36. Holcomb Rd from Sherrod Rd to Dooley Rd
37. EW Booth from Hwy 256 and Marvin Lawhorne Rd
38. Richter Rd @ Holcomb Rd
39. Five Ash Rd ½ mile s of Hwy 32
40. Five Ash Rd Bridge
41. Jody Hobby Rd from Hamilton Hill Rd to Hwy 32
42. York Rd from Hwy 112 to Massey Airport Rd

 See area photos below:
Burdette Rd. Photo/ Kannetha Clem
Burdette Rd. Photo/ Kannetha Clem

 

Marchant Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem
Marchant Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem

 

Marvin Lawhorne Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem
Marvin Lawhorne Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem

 

W.A. Patterson Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem
W.A. Patterson Rd Photo/ Kannetha Clem

 

Willow Rd
Willow Rd

 

Willow Rd
Willow Rd

 

Willow Rd
Willow Rd

 

Willow Rd
Willow Rd

 

Willow Rd - Well posing possible danger as waters rise near its live wires
Willow Rd – Well posing possible danger as waters rise near its live wires

 

Willow Road
Willow Road

 

Willow Rd
Willow Rd

 

Mary Alice Shipp Center Sylvester
Mary Alice Shipp Center Sylvester

 

 

Porters Corner Photo/ Marilynn Mims
Porters Corner Photo/ Marilynn Mims

 

Several work to prevent flooding of a Porters Corner home using irrigation equipment
Several work to prevent flooding of a Porters Corner home using irrigation equipment PHOTO/ Marilynn Mims

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