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Road Closures For Wednesday, July 3, 2013 (Includes Business Closures)

Kristine Bellino

Another night of rain is testing the resolve of emergency crews and residents throughout the area.

(updated 07/03/2013 6:09am)

Here is the latest list of road closures:

Boil water advisories are still in effect for:
  •  Village of Mohawk
  • Van Hornesville
Long Term Closures expected for:
  • Route 80 Fort Plain, Montgomery County to the Herkimer / Otsego County line affecting Montgomery, Herkimer, and Otsego counties
  • Route 5 from Route 10 to Route 334 in Montgomery County
  • Route 51 from Ilion to Cedarville in Herkimer County
  • Route 168 from route 28 / Columbia Street to Route 167 in Herkimer County
  • Route 365A from Route 365 to Route 46 in Oneida County
  • Route 169 from North Creek Road, Eatonville to Route 28, Middleville in Herkimer County
  • Route 13 from Sheds to Deruyter in Madison County
  • Route 171 (from start to end) in Frankfort, Herkimer County
Re-openings of the following roads has not been confirmed:
ROAD CLOSURES:
Herkimer County:
· Rt 5 between Manheim Road at Bitelman Road, closed in both directions due to a mud slide
· Rt 5 in Town of Little Falls, at Gun Club Road, alternating traffic due to a mud slide
· NY 168 in Mohawk between Columbia St/Rt 28 and Rt 167
· NY 169 in the Town of Herkimer, between Kelly Road and West End Road
· NY 51 between Ilion and Cedarville
· NY 5S East Main Street
· NY 80 in the Town of Stark, between the Otsego County Line and NY 5S
· In Fairfield – Lynch Road
· In Frankfort – Main Street, Avery Street, Southside Road, Widrick Road
· German Flatts – Lower End Elizabeth Road, Putts Hill
· Herkimer – South Main at Steele, Folts Road
· Schuyler – SR 5
· Rt 5S – Water over Mucky Rum and Dyke Road
· Shells Bush Road – Mudslide
· Higby Road and Coop Hill Road – Washed Out
· Rt 28 Water over road at Schader Hill
· Rt 51 at Steel Creek
· Brockway at Higby
· Fords Bush and Fire Hill
Madison County:
· NY 365A in the City of Oneida, between Genesee St/ NY 5 and NY 365.
Montgomery County:
· Abbott St in the Town of Fort Plain, is open and closed at various time due to road work
· NY 80 in the Town of Fort Plain, between Abbott St and Pumpkin Hook Rd (Otsego County)
· NY 5S/NY 80 in the Village of Fort Plain, at Main Street
· NY 5, between NY 10 and NY 334 is closed due to train derailment.
Oneida County:
 (none reported)
Essex County:
· Rt 9 closed from Rt 73 to Rt 9N between North Hudson and Elizabethtown.
Cortland County:
· Rt 41 (Main Street) is closed in both directions (NB/SB) between South Street and Elm Street in the Village of McGraw
· US Rt 11 is closed in both directions (NB/SB) between Rt 41 and Ridge Road in the Town of Cortlandville
Chenango County:
· Rt 12B (North Main Street) (NB/SB) is closed between Howard Road and Rt 12 due to flooding.
· Rt 12 (North Main Street) is closed in both directions (NB/SB) between Rt 12B and Rt 80 (West State Street) in the Town of Sherburne.
** The travel ban for Herkimer has been lifted.  However, the New York State Department of Transportation is now issuing a travel advisory for all residents in Herkimer.  Travelers are being advised to use caution on all roadways and obey traffic signs.  Many roads are closed because of overnight flooding and alternate routes and detours are being advised for areas that have historically had flooding issues, even if they are not officially listed on municipal road closing sites.  Common sense is being urged by everyone. **

Herkimer County Food, Water Shelter Info - Where To Go

Mudslides have been reported on Fishing Rock Road in Middleville and on Cook Hill in Middleville as well.  Over the past several days there were mudslides reported in Herkimer and Frankfort.

A flood warning has been issued for the West Canada Creek at Hinckley through Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

A flood warning is still in effect for the Chenango River at Norwich in Central Chenango County until at least 10:00am on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Flooding is already occurring in some areas.

The National Weather Service is reminding residents that most flooding deaths occur in cars.  Please do not risk driving through water, even if it appears shallow.

Business Closures:

(none reported at this time.)

Coverage and photos of the Mohawk Valley Flooding 2013

 

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