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Roads closed due to flooding

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Some roads in the Local 6 area are closed due to flooding. We will be updating this list.

The northbound bridge by the Benton Drive In in Benton, Kentucky has been closed. The mayor of Benton says the rain has undermined the bridge. State engineers will evaluate the bridge to see if it can be repaired or will have to be replaced.

Toy York Road from Main Street to Church Grove Road in Marshall County, Kentucky is closed due to a washed out bridge.

KY 348/Wadesboro Road is closed due to flood damage between mile point 0 at the Graves-McCracken County line eastward to mile point 1.2 at the KY 405/Oaks Road intersection. Flooding has washed out 3 or more cross drains along that portion of road. Repairs cannot be made until the floodwaters have receded. It could take several days for the water to drop enough to allow repairs to start.

KY 1820 has reopened to traffic between the 1 and 2 mile marker in Carlisle County. KYTC says all state highways in Carlisle County are now open.

Jan Bush, the Public Affairs Officer from the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, says due to the storms many trees and limbs are blocking road at the Land Between the Lakes. Some trails and roads have also been washed out due to heavy rains. People are asked to be safe in the area for the next few days. If you see something that needs their attention, call 270-924-2000 or 1-800-525-7077.

Lloyd Road is closed in Crittenden County at the Cruce Branch crossing, according to Crittenden County Judge Executive Perry A. Newcom. He says weekend floodwaters damaged the three section culvert carrying Cruce Branch under the roadway. Newcom says Lloyd Road is expected to be closed at that location through Thursday, July 7. 

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