Road Closings Announced Due To Flooding

Monday, September 20, 2021

Various roads have been closed, due to flooding and wires and trees down.

As of 6:45 p.m.:

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Monday, September 20, 2021; 6:45 PM
POC: Chattanooga Division of Transportation
423-643-5950
  

 

Reports of Flooding or Wires/Trees Down
 

 

The following locations are closed or have limited access:

 

  • Davidson Road at Gunbarrel is closed due to flooding.
    The automatic flood protection gates and lights are down, DO NOT GO AROUND THE GATES EVEN IF THE ROAD LOOKS CLEAR. THE ROAD MUST BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO REOPENING.
  • 220 Morningside Drive
  • Dowlen Road at Grubb Road
  • N Crest Road at Ocoee Street
  • Northmont Road at Sandswitch Road

The following locations are reopened:

  • Brainerd Road at Seminole Drive
  • 4200 Byrnwood Village
  • 500 Dodds Ave
  • N Concord at Igou Gap

 Please obey any instructions from law enforcement, flaggers, or traffic control devices in these areas.

 

*RIVER FLOOD WARNING IN PLACE*


The National Weather Service has issued a River Flood Warning for Chattanooga until 7:30 AM Tuesday;  A Flash Flood Watch is in place until 7:00 AM Tuesday.  Roads will incur localized flooding as heavy rains persist and area creeks and rivers are overwhelmed.  

Please report flooded locations or trees down by dialing our 311 Service Center 8 AM-5 PM 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 events and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.



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