Many South GA roads affected by flood water

Many South GA roads affected by flood water
Highway 112 has completely washed away at this point (Source: Ga DOT)

SOUTHWEST, Ga. (WALB) - As of Saturday morning, several roads throughout Southwest Georgia are still closed and damaged due to this week’s severe weather.

Flint River flooding in downtown Albany
Flint River flooding in downtown Albany (Source: WALB)

In Albany, Ebony Lane at South Jackson; Talafax Road; Joshua Street; Swaggott Road; the 2200 block of Grady Street; and Crusoe Village at Charles Court is closed.

In Dougherty County, 3706 Parr to the dead-end; 3727 Radial to Plumcrest; 2400 block of Cherry Laurel; 300 block of Azalea; Skywater Blvd. to Dogwood Road; Intersection at Barber and Porter; Lovers Lane at Jefferson Street; and the 1900 block of South Jackson is closed.

No bridges are closed in Dougherty or Lee counties.

Flooded courthouse in downtown Newton
Flooded courthouse in downtown Newton (Source: Tim McLeod)

In Baker County, Hudgins Mill Road; Water Street; Pine Street; Perry Street; Broad Avenue; High Hill Road; and Court Avenue is closed. The downtown area of Newton is completely flooded.

In Camilla, Old Ga Highway 3 north of Baconton near the Dougherty County line is closed. The Camilla Fire Department is asking residents to avoid the area due to flooding and moving wildlife.

Flooding in Crisp Co.
Flooding in Crisp Co. (Source: Crisp Co. Sheriff's Office)

In Crisp County, Cannon Road is closed. All residents of Valhalla North and Cannon Branch are under a boil water advisory.

In Coffee County, State Route connector at 17 Mile River Bridge is closed.

Flooding in Lee Co. on Pelham Road
Flooding in Lee Co. on Pelham Road (Source: WALB)

In Lee County, the 800 block of Creekside Drive; Cypress Point Circle; Eagle Pond Road (Gosa-Smithville); Gator Pond Road (Highway 377-Usry); Forrester Parkway at Northampton Road; Kinchafoonee Mobile Home Park to Creekside Drive; Knollwood Drive; the 300-700 blocks of Northampton Road; Tucker Road; Uncle Jimmy’s Lane; Usry Road (379 to Gator Pond Road; Foxworth Drive; the 200 block of Kinchafoonee Creek Road; and Carowinds Drive is closed. Also, the Georgia Power Park is closed due to flooding.

In Sylvester, the corner of Wallace Street and Maddox; Ben Tree Drive at North Isabella Street is closed.

In Tift County, Heck Dodson Road is closed. Bill Branch Road has water across the entire road. Officials say please avoid the area.

In Turner County, State Route 107 at Deep Creek is closed due to flooding and water over the road and bridge.

Flooding and road damage in Wilcox Co.
Flooding and road damage in Wilcox Co. (Source: Georgia Department of Transportation)

In Wilcox County, GA Highway 112 South is closed due to a washout.

In Worth County, the entire road of Champion Road from Davis MIll to Warwick-Ashburn Road; JB Odom Road from Warwick-Ashburn Road to Gleaton Road is underwater; Wiregrass Road from Hopewell Road to Ben Peavey Road; Carter Road (dirt portion) from Massey Airport Road to the city limits; Railroad Street in Oakfield; Birch Road from Hickory to South County Line Road; Porters Corner Road; WH Odom Road in Warwick east of Acorn Road is completely blown out; Willow Road is closed to thru traffic due to flooding; Primose Bridge (Acron Pond Road to Warwick-Ashburn Road); Fan Bridge Road at County Line; Dollard Road; Red Oak Road from Highway 32 to Calhoun Road; Thompson Road (off Shingler Little River Road) pipes are blown out; South County Line Road at Grove Lane Drive (Dougherty County side).

We will continue to update as we receive more information on road closures and flooding.

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