ROAD CLOSURES: Rising rivers, flash flooding closing roads across Middle Tennessee

Top News

As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, many roads have closed across the region due to rising rivers and flash flooding. 

News 2 is tracking the hardest hit areas with team coverage to keep you safe through the storm. 

Here’s a list of roads local responders say to avoid due to flooding concerns: 

BEDFORD COUNTY

  • Shelbyville Hwy 82
  • Anna Lane at Bomar Creek
  • Midland Rd. at Peacock Lane

CHEATHAM COUNTY

  • South Harpeth Rd from the bridge over Brush Creek (by the Golf Course) to C C Rd.
  • Main st. between King’s Automotive and Stratton Blvd. in Ashland City
  • Tennessee Waltz Parkway (By-pass)

COFFEE COUNTY

  • SR-64 northbound between Murfreesboro Highway and Coffee/Cannon Co. Line
  • SR-127 northbound between US-41 and Coffee/Warren Co. Line
  • Doak Rd in Manchester

DEKALB COUNTY

  • SR-141 northbound between Smith/DeKalb County Line and Long Branch Road

DICKSON COUNTY

  • HWY 48 CLOSED COUNTYWIDE

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • SR-130 westbound at Bettye Lane

GILES COUNTY

  • SR-166 both directions between Nubbin Ridge Rd. and Waldrop Rd.
  • SR-11 both directions at Goodspring Post Office 
  • Alf Harris Road 
  • High water reported on Highway 31 near Newman Hollow Road

HARDIN COUNTY

  • SR-69 in both directions at the Hardin/Decatur County Line

HICKMAN COUNTY

  • Old Mill Creek Rd. 
  • Sulphur Creek Rd by Sulphur Creek
  • Huddleston
  • Hickman Springs

HOUSTON COUNTY

  • Hwy 49 at the Yellow Creek Bridge near Hwy 46 S in Vanleer is completely impassable at this time

HUMPHREYS COUNTY

Hwy 70 between Waverly and McEwen

JACKSON COUNTY

  • SR-262 eastbound near Whitaker Street

LAWRENCE COUNTY

  • SR-242 in both directions between Brewers Branch Rd. and N. Holly Creek Rd.
  • Oaks Rd. off Henryville Road
  • Cummings Rd.
  • Chief Creek Rd. at low water bridge
  • Waterfork Road (1-2 inches of water)
  • Wayland Springs (likely closed soon)

LINCOLN COUNTY

  • SR-273 both directions between Swan Creek Rd. and Ben Barry Rd. 
  • SR-110 both directions between White Cemetery and Childress Rd.

MARSHALL COUNTY

  • SR-272 both directions between Berea Cemetery and Crigger Rd.
  • According to local EMA, there are scattered road closures, many of them are north of Lewisburg.

MAURY COUNTY

  • SR-247 eastbound between Santa Fe Rd and Leipers Creek Rd.
  • Old Williamsport Pike

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

  • All parks CLOSED until further notice 
  • Lock B South at the river bottoms:
    • Lock B Rd South
    • Shelton Ferry Rd
    • Southside Road
    • CB Road
  • Lock B North at the bottoms
    • Lock B North 
    • Gholson Road
  • Lock C River Bottoms
    • Lylewood Road at County line
    • Kirkwood Road at Lock C bottoms
  • Levi Road
  • Powers Place
  • Port Royal Lane
  • Chapel Hill Road at the bridge over Hurricane Creek
  • Acuff Road off Dunbar Cave Road
  • Hematite Road

MOORE COUNTY

  • Turkey Creek Church Road 
  • Main Street in Lynchburg
  • Shelton Road
  • SR 50 toward Tims Ford Dam closed at Galloway Lane

OVERTON COUNTY

  • SR-111 N. Church Street and Celina Highway — diverted to alternate routes 

PERRY COUNTY

  • Cypress Creek Road – IMPASSABLE
  • Russell Creek Road – IMPASSABLE
  • Highway 48E — currently passable, but could flood again

RUTHERFORD COUNTY

  • Update at 7:15pm:
  • Seminary/Bluegrass – high water/impassable 
  • Alford Road – high water/passable
  • Nice Mill/lower side – high water/impassable –road closed
  • Mount Vernon/Sulphur Springs – high water/impassable –road closed 
  • Raines Street/Withers to Hardee – high water/impassable – road closed
  • Guy James Bridge – High water/impassable – road closed 
  • Old Nashville Hwy at the railroad tracks – high water/passable
  • Elam Road at the City Limits – high water/impassable – road closed 
  • Roads closed:

    • Wayside and Sledge Road

    • Veals between Double Springs Road and Bradyville

    • Seminary at Poplarwood.

    • Goochie Ford Road at Bivens.

    • Cranor Road (one lane)

    • County Farm Road at Elam Road slab

    • Sulphur Springs at Shacklett

    • Sulphur Springs at Buckeye Bottom Road

    • Readyville at North Lassiter

    Roads considered impassable:

    • Seminary Road and Bluegrass

    • Stones River Slab

    • Kedron Church Road

    • 2200 Block of Shoemaker Road.

    • The 450-block of Annadel Street.

    • The 1993-1943 block of Kingwood Drive

    • The 1200 block of Mt. Herman Road

    • 310 Cranor Road (one lane closed)

    • 547 Cranor Road

    • Rucker Road at Crabapple

    • 3400- block of South Rucker Road

    • The 4900-5000 block of Poplarwood

    • Vaught and Cripple Creek Roads

    • Kedron Church Road

    Other roads with high water include:

    • Crescent Road and Stones River Road

    • Dilton Makin Road and Bradyville Pike

    • The 1000 block of Allen Road

    • Briley Road, Rocky Fork and Almaville.

    • Franklin Road and Royal Glen subdivision

    • Friendswood Lane

    • Lovvorn at Rocks Springs Road

    • 5214 Old Nashville Highway.

    • 2305 Armstrong Valley Road.

    • Puckett Road at Shores Road.

    • 113 Withers Avenue.

    • 212 Crescent Road

    • Mt. Herman Road and Weeks Road

    • 4208 Bradyville Pike

    • Blackman Road at Bass Road

    • Swamp Road at Little Rock Road

    • Mt. Vernon Road and New Salem Highway

    • 1300 Block of Mt. Herman Road

WAYNE COUNTY

  • SR-128 in both directions at Harbor Drive

WHITE COUNTY

  • SR-84 eastbound between W. Rhea St. and Wagoner St. 

WILLIAMSON COUNTY 

IMPACTED ROADS

  • 3rd Avenue – Centennial and 4th Ave.
  • W.Harpeth – Hunter Rd.
  • Boyd Mill Pike – Old Hillsboro Rd./Blazer Rd.
  • Floyd Rd. – Old Hillsboro Rd.
  • Old Natchez Trace – Temple Rd./Lawrence Rd.
  • 2089 Kidd Rd. – Whitney Park Dr. / Fann Rd.
  • W. Harpeth Rd. – Sedberry Rd. /Hunter Rd.
  • 2084 Wilson Pike
  • Clovercroft Rd. – Bayhill Circle 
  • Moran  Rd. – Boxwood Dr.
  • Southall Rd. – Old Hillsboro Rd.
  • Del Rio Pike – Cotton Ln.
  • Carl Rd. – Southall Rd. / Carters Creek Pike
  • 2084 Wilson Pike
  • 5150 Inman Branch Rd.  – Old Hwy 96
  • Trinity Rd. – Arno Rd.
  • Blazer Rd – Boxley Valley Rd
  • Patterson Rd – Horton Hwy
  • Lewisburg Pike – Eastern Flank /Mack Hatcher
  • Horn Tavern – Lakewood Club Rd.
  • Glennhaven Drive – Haven Court
  • Hwy 100 – Chester Rd. and Turnbull Creek
  • Dice Lampley – Northwest
  • Crowcut Rd. – Turnbull Creek Crossing
  • Northwest – Hwy 96 North
  • Cleveland Lane – Horn Tavern
  • Jones Lane – Hwy 100
  • Fernvale Rd. – Hwy 100
  • Horn Tavern Rd. – Bahne Rd.

Aspen Grove Park FACILITY/PARK CLOSURES

  • Bicentennial Park
  • Eastern Flank Battlefield
  • Fieldstone Farms Tunnels

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 on-air and online for updates. 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Community Calendar