Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 2, 2013

Roads closed due to flooding



The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office does not have a complete list of closed roads due to flooding at this time, according to Maj. Scott Burge.

However, roads that are known closed due to flooding are Illinois Route 15 at Sparrow Lane, Sparrow Lane, E. Boyd Road, Driver's Lane, Liberty Road, Chestnut Lane and Hall Lane and its side roads. Emergency responders are urging all motorists to refrain from driving through any water over roadways at this time.

If our readers would like to report roads they know are closed due to flooding, please let us know by posting on the Mt. Vernon Register-News Facebook page.