Flooding closes several roads in Rutherford County

Posted at 11:02 AM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 06:57:47-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF)  — Rising floodwaters have closed at least seven roads in Rutherford County.

Tuesday morning, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office urged drivers to be cautious.

The following roads are closed:

  • Goochie Ford Road at the slab
  • Stones River Road at the slab
  • Christiana-Fosterville Road and Highway 269 at the slab
  • Vaught Road at Cripple Creek Road
  • Powells Chapel Road at the bridge
  • Powells Chapel Road at the slab
  • Mt. Vernon Road at Highway 99 near Eagleville
  • Elam Mill Road at the slab
  • West Buckeye Road

Roads with high water but passable with caution are:

  • Epps Mill at Plainview Road
  • The 2300 block of Kingwood Road off state Route 96 West (Franklin Highway)
  • Sulphur Springs Road near Buckeye Valley Road
  • Velas Road near Mt. Herman Road

The sheriff's office deemed the following roads impassable:

  • Shoemaker/Swamp Road at the bridge
  • One lane of Swamp Road and North Road near Eagleville

Just last week, flooding prompted water rescues, along with road and school closings in the county.