Eastern Carolina Roads Washing Over

Roads here in Eastern Carolina are starting to feel the effects of round two of rain this week as several now have started to wash over.

In Pitt County, the DOT is closing Mobley Bridge Road near Simpson where the Chicod Creek is overspilling its banks, Highway 33 near Tucker Road outside of Simpson has several inches of water standing on it now. while several places on Blackjack Simpson Road also has standing water. There is high water along Highway 903 south of Tyler Road in Stokes. Old Tar Road between Vernon White and Firetower Road is flooded, according to a viewer.

In Craven County, several homes along Highway 43 outside of Vanceboro are seeing water close to their doors, while the highway itself is also starting to flood.

The National Weather Service says U.S. 17 in Pender County there is six inches of water on the highway.

In Jones County there is high water along U.S. 17 between Maysville & Pollocksville. High water is also reported on Pole Pocosin Road near Pollocksville. High water is also on Old Kinston-Trenton Raod near Highway 58.

ECU will close several parking lots at 5:00 p.m. which often flood. Those are the B1 lot off College Hill Drive and the lower lot at Minges.


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