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Multiple streets flood in Capital region ahead of Delta's landfall; list of closures here

2 years 3 months 4 weeks ago Friday, October 09 2020 Oct 9, 2020 October 09, 2020 5:25 AM October 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Heavy rainfall in the capital area led to flooding along multiple streets, Friday morning.

Due to dangerous weather and traffic conditions, officials are encouraging residents to remain off the roadways if at all possible. 

Ahead of Hurricane Delta's landfall, steady rain gripped the area leading to dangerous high water on the following streets in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas as of 6 a.m.:

East Baton Rouge

- Machost Road
- Wooddale between Florida & Tom
- Watson at Arleen
- Rustin at Plank
- Ventura at W. Darryl Pkwy
- W Tams at Sharp
- Groom Rd Both EB/WB after LA-19/Main St and before LA-67/Plank Rd
- Groom Rd at Daniel and McHugh
- Greenwell Springs Rd/Hwy 37 near Hwy 64/Magnolia Bridge Rd
- Greenwell Springs and Old Greenwell Springs
- Pride Baywood at the Mill Creek bridge
- Florida at S Wooddale Blvd/Wooddale Blvd

* For additional road closures in the Baton Rouge region, visit https://city.brla.gov/emergency/

Ascension Parish

Highway 74 to Sterling Ridge Road

For the most current updates related to flooding in the Baton Rouge area, watch Ashley Fruge's traffic reports on 2une In from 5 -9 a.m

Throughout the entire day, traffic reports will be tweeted via @WBRZTraffic

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