County Officials are reporting road closures in the county due to high water.
Update: County Hwy D and County Hwy C are now open. County Hwy I remains closed until water recedes.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Richland County Highway Dept and Richland County Emergency Services is notifying residents of rising water and flooding in the area. Due to the heavy rainfall, some roads in the county are now officially closed until the high water recedes.
These roadways include: Cty D at the intersection with Cty DD; Cty C 2.5 miles west of Hwy 80; and Cty I between the Hwy 80 intersection and the first bridge. Officials are also watching the Rockbridge and Hub City areas as the water continues to rise. County Officials will stay on top of the situation, and remind all travelers to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown”.