Flooding Closes Roads In Middle Tennessee

Posted at 6:20 AM, Sep 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 09:18:50-04

Several roads have been closed in the Middle Tennessee due to intense flooding from Harvey.

Drivers in Montgomery County were asked to avoid the following areas and seek alternate routes: 

Thomas Street; Babwell at Smith; Crossland at Richardson; Salem at Bend; the 2000 block of Trenton Road; Hwy 76 at Rosson; Alfred Thun at Corporate Drive; Talley Drive; the 600 block of Salem Road; 3000 block of Cooper Creek Road.

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Sumner County EMA Director Ken Weidner said a landslide has been reported along Flat Ridge Road in Goodlettsville.  

The Whites Creek area in Nashville was the first to see significant flash flooding on Thursday. Nashville emergency management crews went door to door urging residents to leave the area because of high water.

Flooding continued throughout the night in areas like Belle Meade, West End, Eatons Creek, Whites Creek, Joelton and many others.

Part of Interstate 40 was also closed in Dickson County due to high water, as well as a portion of I-40 East in Nashville. First responders rescued a driver from a van stuck in high water on the interstate.

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