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Roadways washed out across area

Unsafe driving conditions abound – stay off roads unless absolutely necessary, say public safety officials

Crisp County Sheriff Billy Hancock reports that just over five and a half inches of rain have fallen in the last 24 hours and roadways throughout the county are washed out in several areas. His office recently issued this update on road closures:

-Exit 104 of I-75 closed northbound off ramp

-Lakeshore Drive (below church)

-Arabi-Warwick just east of Raines Station

-Cannon Road and Cannon Branch Road (wash out)

-Hawpond Road and Hawpond Connector (water over roadway)

-600 block of Raines Station Road

-400 block of Lakeshore Way

-Hwy. 257 closed north of Farmers Market Road

-Cannon Road near Valhalla

-Drayton Road and 15th St.

-Drayton Road and Drayton Lane

-200 block of Midway Road

Monitor social media channels operated by Sheriff Hancock for regular updates because road conditions will change throughout the day, and read all about it in Saturday’s print edition of the Dispatch.