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Road closures and hazardous conditions due to flooding in Grimes County

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Posted at 6:56 AM, Jan 24, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-25 15:22:08-05

GRIMES COUNTY, Texas — Multiple road closures and hazardous conditions have been reported by Grimes County officials due to flooding.

Deputies with the sheriff's office, fire departments, and TxDOT are monitoring road conditions.

According to the Grimes County Sheriff's Office as of 11:45 a.m. Thursday, the following roads have been closed:

  • CR 162 1 mile from CR 103
  • CR 202
  • CR 207
  • CR 227
  • CR 229
  • CR 233
  • CR 234
  • CR 314
  • CR 405
  • FM 244 at Gibbons Creek
  • FM 362 at Beason Creek
  • FM 1486 near Casa Loma
  • FM 3090 at Rocky

County officials are telling drivers to not enter flooded areas.
"Water levels and flow rate can be deceptive and the risk of being swept off the road is very high," the sheriff's office said.

The Navasota Office of Emergency Management have advised drivers to take alternate routes where flooding is not present or to wait until the waters recede.