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Update: Hudson Drive reopened in Elizabethton

June 29th, 2014 7:12 pm by Staff Report

Update: Hudson Drive reopened in Elizabethton

Hudson Drive has been reopened in Elizabethton after authorities closed it because of flooding concerns.

Carter County 911 operators said the area between Pizza Inn, at 101 Hudson Drive, and Burgie Street was submerged by floodwater that resulted from Sunday evening's rainstorms. At around 7:10 p.m., the road was closed, but operators said the area had since drained itself out.

Additionally, operators said part of the construction area along Gap Creek Road had been washed out by the rain, but that the Tennessee Department of Transportation had been notified. 

Reported earlier:

Emergency crews have temporarily closed a portion Hudson Drive in Elizabethton after the road was flooded during Sunday evening's rain storms.

According to Carter County 911 operators, the section of road stretching between Pizza Inn, located at 101 Hudson Drive, and the intersection of Hudson and Burgie Street has been closed until further notice.

Additionally, operators advised of flooding reports in the area of Gap Creek Road that is under construction, and at the area of East Elk Avenue near the Bonnie Kate Theatre, located at 115 Sycamore St.

Motorists are advised to use caution when driving in treacherous weather conditions.

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