CDOT Announces Emergency Road Closures For Flooding

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following locations are closed due to flooding:

NEW - Boy Scout Road between HWY 153 and Jones Creek Lane is experiencing severe flooding. Please avoid the area.

NEW - 7600 Davidson Road.

Brannon Avenue near Caruthers Park.

6721 Sandswitch Road.

1400 Lower Mill Road.

These are the known flooding locations within city limits as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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Report flooded locations by dialing our 311 Service Center from 8 a.m.-5 p.m Mon-Fri at 423-643-6311 or, if after hours/weekends, the Chattanooga Police Department Non-Emergency Number at 423-698-2525

Remember: Never attempt to cross flooded roads.

View CDOT's map of road closures for full details and location of reported closures due to flooding or construction.


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