Several Newton roads blocked by water

Several Newton roads blocked by water

NEWTON, GA (WALB) - Parts of several roads in Baker County are going to be closed, as Flint River flood waters continue to rise.

Officials say drivers should avoid these roads-

Pine Street
Water Street  
Main Street
Broad Street
Sunset Street
Perry Street
Riverside Street
Washington Street
All these closures are the streets located in and around the Old Downtown area.  Sandbags are protecting the air conditioning units  at the Old Courthouse.

Local officials met Tuesday morning at 9:00, and will meet again Wednesday morning to continue to access the situation.

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