Emergency Road Closures / South Chickamauga Creek Flood Warning
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – 11:15 AM Update
POC: Chattanooga Department of Transportation
423-643-5950 Reports of Wires, Trees Down, or Other Hazards:
The following locations are closed or have limited access:
11:00 AM Update
- Hickory Valley Road at East Brainerd Road (open but limited access)
- 7534 Noah Reid Road
9:00 AM Update
- 4300 Kemp Drive
- 1075 Lower Mill Road
- Old Wauhatchie Pike
- Tomahawk Trail
- 612 North Crest Road
- 600 Ochs Highway
Please obey any instructions from law enforcement, flaggers, or traffic control devices in these areas.
The National Weather Service has issued a River Flood Warning for South Chickamauga Creek in Chattanooga, where the flood stage will be reached overnight and cresting mid-day tomorrow. Road flooding is expected on Davidson Road near Gunbarrel Road, Lightfoot Mill Road, and other low-lying areas near the creek.
*FLASH FLOOD WATCH*
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Chattanooga today through Wednesday afternoon. Heavy rainfall associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ida are expected to release 1-3 inches of rain in our area. Roads will incur localized flooding as heavy rains persist and area creeks and rivers are overwhelmed.
Please report flooded locations or trees down by dialing our 311 Service Center 8 AM-5 PM Mon-Fri at 423-643-6311; Or if after hours/weekends, the Chattanooga Police Department Non-Emergency Number at 423-698-2525
Remember: Never attempt to cross flooded roads.