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Rain causes some roads to flood across east

A flash flood watch is in effect for all counties along and south of Highway 64.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all counties along and south of Highway 64.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all counties along and south of Highway 64.(WITN)
Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 19, 2021 at 10:16 AM EST
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DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Several roads are flooded across the east because of the heavy rainfall.

A flash flood watch is in effect for all counties along and south of Highway 64. Most areas will receive an additional inch of rain Friday, which could cause small streams, creeks, ditches and culverts to overflow.

Officials are reminding drivers to always turn around if they see standing water on the roads.

The Department of Transportation says the following roads are closed due to flooding:

Craven County

  • Streets Ferry Road near US-17-BUS in Vanceboro

Duplin County

  • Hallsville Road from Pasture Branch Road to South Blizzardtown Road west of Beulaville
  • Norwood Blanchard Road from NC-50 to Deep Bottom Road west of Beulaville
  • Durwood Evans Road is closed from NC-41 to Jimmy Tate Williams Road west of Beulaville
  • Jacksons Store Road is closed from Old Chinquapin Road to NC-111
  • Deep Bottom Road between NC-41 and George Dunn Sholar Road east of Wallace
  • Richard Rouse Road north of Albertson is closed from Outlaws Bridge Road to the Lenoir County line

Edgecombe County

  • East Logsboro Road between Spivey Road and Fishing Creek Road near Tarboro

Greene County

  • Speights Bridge Road near Beaman Old Creek Road northwest of Snow Hill
  • Taylor Road near Cupelo Road north of Snow Hill

Jones County

  • Middle Road near NC-58 north east of Trenton
  • SR-1142 near NC-41 west of Trenton
  • Oak Grove Roads near Claude Banks Road near Pollocksville
  • Weyerhauser Road

Lenoir County

  • W. Caswell Street and Earl Tyndall Road in the Neuseway Nature Center in Kinston

Wayne County

  • Ferry Bridge Road near Steven Mill Road west of Goldsboro
  • Bridgers Road near US-70 west of Goldsboro
  • Capps Bridge Road near US-70 west of Goldsboro

Wilson County

  • NC-222 south of Stantonsburg
  • Pelt Road near NC-222 south of Stantonsburg
  • Woodbridge Road near Old Stantonsburg Road west of Stantonsburg

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