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Saturated County Roads May be Hazardous- Texas Flooding Continues
 


29 June 2007 at 7:56:43 AM
salon

As I write this, at 7:45 in the morning, there's still a flood warning out for Somervell, Bosque, Erath, Hamilton, Hood (and of course North Texas counties).. and it's raining. It's just, as I said yesterday, relentless. I look at the weather map, at Abilene and it seems sometimes like it will really clear up, but then a couple of hours later, bingo, there's more rain that somehow popped up. And I see more coming from Abilene right now. I hope everyone knows NOT to go driving through low spots in the road that have rushing water going across; here's another caution from the Stephenville paper.

Eberhart said it’s important for residents to realize the roads are saturated down to the base material.

“It’s so saturated another rise could cause roads to give because the base is so soft,” Eberhart warned. “It’s just like sponge right now. We need people using a lot of common sense.”

Eberhart said in places where he knows it is dangerous he has already placed barricades but said, “It can become dangerous real quick. If it comes back, places could give way that you can’t see.”

Eberhart said that was the case on County Road 156 between Morgan Mill and Bluff Dale Tuesday night.

“Part of that road gave way,” Eberhart said, and he couldn’t even see the 20-foot drop off in the daytime while out looking for problems and potential hazard areas. Someone called him about it and a truck had one of its tires about halfway off the road, he said. So if you can’t see it in the daytime you definitely won’t see it at night. The dangerous area is now blocked off.

And DON'T drive around the barricades

“It’s coming apart all over,” Eberhart said. “All roads are vulnerable right now. County roads are not the quality of state highways but even they are having trouble.”

Eberhart said where County Road 199 crosses Rough Creek the road is still open but only one lane, so motorists should use caution in that area.


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