Flooding a major concern across Kentuckiana; several roads closed
US 42 (Brownsboro Road)
Little League Park in New Albany
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - With additional rain in the forecast, flooding continues to be a major concern throughout the Kentuckiana area.
HERE ARE THE LATEST CLOSINGS:
HORSESHOE HOTEL & CASINO CLOSED
Due to rising floodwaters on the Ohio River, the Horseshoe Hotel and Casino are closed. The hotel closed Saturday afternoon and the casino stopped admitting customers Saturday evening. Officials at Horseshoe Southern Indiana say the closure is temporary, but would not say when the facilities would re-open.
AREA ROADS CLOSED The long line of storms Friday night and Saturday, forced a number of road closures throughout the area. Below are lists of road closures that will be updated as the information becomes available.
NEW ALBANY ROADS CLOSED
Water Street from West 10th to East Sixth Streets
Old Ford Road at Armstrong Bend
Rainbow Drive near Charlestown Road
Graybrook Lane at Binford Park
Hildreth Avenue at Cherry State
CLARK COUNTY ROAD CLOSURES/ HIGH WATER WARNINGS:
Charlestown Memphis Rd at Whittington Hill Rd - Closed
Utica Sellersburg Pike at Bean Rd - Closed
US 31 between Sellersburg and Memphis - Use caution
Hamburg Pike at Augusta Rd - Closed
Utica Pike between Utica and Jeffersonville - Closed
State Road 62 at Charlestown State PArk - Closed
Ebenezer Church Road at US 31 in Memphis Indiana
St. Rd 160 between Charlestown and Henryville
Upper River Road in Utica
Franklin & Church Streets in Utica
The 1700 block of Utica-Sellersburg Pike
Highway 31 between Memphis & Henryville near Biggs Road
LOUISVILLE ROAD CLOSURES/ HIGH WATER WARNINGS:
HIGHWAY 42 IN PROSPECT REOPENS
Highway 42 in Prospect, which had been reduced to one lane in each direction Saturday, re-opened early Sunday morning. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reduced US 42 to one lane in each direction between the Gene Snyder and the Harrods Creek bridge due to pavement damage from flooding.
LMPD has shut down River Road at Wolf Pen Branch and is advising residents in the Prospect / US 42 area to consider alternative routes in getting to and from downtown Louisville.
The following road (s) are closed to traffic due to high water:
Katherine Station Road
Mockingbird Valley Road between River Rd and Zorn Ave
Frankfort Avenue between Story Ave River Rd
Cabel Street @ Adams Street
Witherspoon between Adams St and River Rd
Adams Street between Witherspoon and Cabel
Alta Vista Rd @ Beargrass Creek Rd
Campbell St @ Adams
Covered Bridge Road @ Covered Cove
River Road @ Jacob School Rd
River Road between Edith and Wolf Pen Branch
Algonquin Pky between 41st Street and Gibson
Mellwood Avenue between Zorn Avenue and Edith
Edith between River Road and Mellwood Avenue
3rd Street between Main Street and River Road
5005 Overbrook Drive
River Road between N. 2nd Street and N. 8th Street
KY 2268 in Shelby County is closed between KY 55 and Seventh Street
KY 2885 (River Road) is closed in Spencer County due to flooding. The road is closed between mile points 2 and 3.
Cedar Grove Road between mile points 10 and 11
Beach Grove Road between mile points 3 and 4
KY 44 West in Bullitt County is closed between Shepherdsville and Dixie Highway
The WAVE 3 Weather Team will be Working For You all weekend long on-air, online, and on your cell phone.
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