Update: Pike County Road Closings
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Last week’s heavy rains closed several roads in Pike County and with continuous rain there are still concerns for flooding.
One priority for Pike County is to ensure bus routes for students next week. Officials are urging everyone to be on high alert and don’t drive, if you don’t have to be on the road. Pike County Sheriff, Russell Thomas says there have been a few problems with drivers not following directions for barricades.
“When you see these barricades, turn around and go back. Don’t try and go around those because it does present a danger and sometimes a deadly situation.”
Thomas also says patrols have increase to help those that may be stranded.
A complete list of roads closed as of December 30th are as follows:
2221, 2244, 2250, 2278, 2289, 2307, 2273, 3338 (North), 3328, 4427, (North), 4407, 4412, 6650, 6648, 6647, 6632 (East), 6632 (West), 7718, 2225 (1 1/2 mile North of 2262), 2223 (John Henderson Drive – Goshen), 1144.
Officials are also asking if you see damage to please report it to the Pike County Road Department, Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Troy Police, Brundidge Police the Pike County EMA. If there is any damage to your business or home, contact the Pike County EMA at (334) 465-0218. They can also be reached by email at email@example.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PikeCoEMA