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Flooding affects several Jacksonville intersections

6:08 PM, Aug 20, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Heavy flooding in the area on Monday has first responders working several intersections and areas throughout Duval County.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department had to launch a small boat to rescue a homeowner whose house had flooded in the 4200 block of Demedici Avenue.

LATEST TRAFFIC CONDITIONS

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has urged the public to avoid the following areas due to flooding:

-Powers Avenue at University Boulevard (closed due to flooding)

-University Boulevard at St. Augustine Road

-6600 Arlington Expressway - both directions (flooding)

-Phelps and Market streets

-107th and Catoma streets

-6400 Block of Beach Blvd (at Ryar) - west and eastbound lanes (closed due to flooding)

-San Jose and University boulevards (closed due to flooding)

-Blanding and 295 - N/S on and off ramps flooded

-Collins Rd and Blanding - intersection closed due to flooding (Collins west of Blanding, as well)

-McCoys Creek at Stockton

-1400 block of S. Edgewood Avenue

-Hart Expressway and University - off ramp

-Avoid Mathews Bridge eastbound from Downtown

-Crash on the northbound side of the Buckman Bridge

-North Main Street at I-295 was due to be open in all directions just before 7 p.m. The Department of Transportation was clearing concrete under the overpass.

JSO encourages the public to follow @JaxReady on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest road closures.

In other weather-related news, the Jacksonville Suns game scheduled for Monday night has been moved to Tuesday at 5:35 p.m. The game will be played as part of a double header.

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