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Taylor Murphy and Nancy Murphy join neighbors filling sandbags that will become part of a barrier against possible flooding in the coming days. Members of the Noblitt Lagoon Home Owners Association are banding together in hopes of averting a repeat of damage done during the 2008 flood.
Taylor Murphy and Nancy Murphy join neighbors filling sandbags that will become part of a barrier against possible flooding in the coming days. Members of the Noblitt Lagoon Home Owners Association are banding together in hopes of averting a repeat of damage done during the 2008 flood.


9:15 a.m. update

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the most recent update from the Bartholomew County Emergency Operations Center, the following roads are closed or obstructed:

  • 330W south of Ohio Ridge Road- CLOSED
  • Indiana 11 at Garden City – CLOSED
  • Indiana 11 south of Road 450S - CLOSED
  • Southern Crossing – CLOSED
  • Road 400S at Road 250E – CLOSED
  • Road 400S at Road 150E – CLOSED
  • Road 400S at Road 175E - CLOSED
  • Road 800S, between Indiana 11 and U.S. 31 - CLOSED
  • Road 400N, at Tinkey Bridge between U.S. 31 and River Road – CLOSED
  • Base Road at Moose Park and Dellasburg Road – HIGH WATER,
  • Road 325W between Carlos Folger and Lowell Road - CLOSED
  • Lowell Road at 250 W - CLOSED
  • Tannehill Road at the bridge to 330W - CLOSED.
  • Georgetown Road west of Road 325W - CLOSED
  • West Jonathan Moore Pike, west of Indiana 11 - Open but water is near the roadway

According to the National Weather Service, East Fork White River crested last night at 13.7 feet, just below the moderate flood stage of 14 feet. However more rain is expected today and Saturday.

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