More Flooding In Havelock; Road Collapses Because Of Waters

Flooding has hit Havelock, the third day in a row that the area has been swamped with heavy rain.

D.O.T. has closed Greenfield Heights Boulevard between Ann and Sunset Boulevard after flooding caused part of the roadway to collapse. Traffic will be turned around in both directions and highway workers says it will remain closed for several days.

A city spokeswoman says water was also rising on McCotter and Bryan Boulevards and both roads are starting to flood. Diane Miller says water is almost to the door of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Embarq says some 600 customers in Havelock are without phone or Internet service because of the flooding. It is also causing some problems with cell service in the area.

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  • by Nancy Location: Havelock on Aug 14, 2009 at 08:44 PM
    The rain exacerbated the primary problem; beavers have dammed the creek and the culverts under the road, blocking the natural drainage in this location.
  • by Mike Location: Late of Havelock on Aug 14, 2009 at 06:35 PM
    This is not the first time this has happened at this location. Maybe now they will install a culvert.
  • by Steve on Aug 14, 2009 at 02:03 PM
    Hmm..starting to resemble a 1999 scenario. A deluge of rain followed by several tropical systems????? Hopefully not...but seems de ja vous.

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