LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – As of early Friday morning, more than a dozen roads in the area were closed because of flooding.
In Benton County, there’s about two feet of standing water closing 1200 East. Stiff winds aren’t helping, causing the water to blow across the roadway. The county is also having issues on State Road 352 and State Road 18.
In Carroll County, Bicycle Bridge Road between CR 1000 and 1150 West in Delphi is closed. County Road 250 North between State Road 75 and County Road 175 West is also closed.
In Clinton County, County Road 800 North between County Road 100 and 200 East, County Road 0 between County Road 800 North and State Road 26, County Road 900 West between State Road 28 and County Road 100 South, County Road 600 West between Farmers Gravel and Gas Line Road, County Road 500 North at 200 East, and Freeman Street at the viaduct are all closed.
In Fountain County, State Road 55 is closed east of U.S. 41, Stringtown Road is closed between Coopers Chapel and Alan Roads and County Road 350 East is closed between 200 and 300 North.
In Montgomery County, I-74 is closed eastbound at mile marker 25 because of a wreck involving a semi. Also, County Road 950 South is closed between SR 47 and 600 West.
Tippecanoe County has several road closures: North 9th Street from Burnett’s Road to the Battle Ground city limits, County Road 700 West between 200 South to Division Road, County Road 1300 South between 175 and 400 West and County Road 350 West from 1300 South to the county line. Dispatchers say the 6700 block of Harrison Road is “impassable.”
In Warren County, Moores Hill Road is closed between U.S. 41 and Taylor Road.
Benton, Jasper and Warren County are under a travel watch. This means only essential travel is recommended.
Flooding has also prompted a travel advisory for the following counties: Carroll, Clinton, Fountain and Montgomery. This is the lowest travel restriction. Routine travel may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas.
To keep track of travel restrictions, you can go to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security website.