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Rainfall shuts down roads in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

Rain from Tropical Storm Harvey is overflowing some creeks in Madison County leading to road closures.

Hwy 75 South and FM  247 and FM 1372 are some of the roads closed due to water over them. 

"Right now, that water is 10 to 12 foot deep so if we don't get any more rain and it will start to drain. There's a lot of water coming into here. it's going to take several days for the water to start receding," Madison County Sheriff Travis Neely said.

He added the main concern is that the water will go over I-45 and force officials to shut down the interstate, which goes to Houston.

"It's going to be a major issue because you see all this traffic, that is going north and south bound normally, we would reroute it to U.S. 77 but that is close too," Neely said.

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