Road Closings Due to Flooding
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that because of flooding from recent heavy rains, several roads in District 4 have closed. According to a press release the closed roads are:
• The Keithsburg Road in Mercer County, south of Illinois 17.
• The Oquawka Covered Bridge in Henderson County, just of fIllinois 164 north of Gladstone.
• Carman Street in Henderson County, just off of Illinois 164 north of Gladstone.
Drivers are reminded to never attempt to drive across or through flooded roads. Just 12 inches of fast-moving water can carry away a vehicle. When flooded, turn around, don't drown.