As of 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, the Allen County Highway Department and Office of Homeland Security report the following county highways affected by high water:
Amber Rd. < > Branning Rd. & Redding Rd. high water
Bostic Rd. < > S. Anthony Blvd. Ext. & US 27
Branstrator Rd. < > Hamilton Rd. & Yoder Rd.
Branstrator Rd. < > Lwr. Huntington Rd. & Yohne Rd. ** Closed
Brindle Rd. < > Branstrator Rd. and Coverdale Rd.
Cook Road between Butt and Felger
Ellison Rd. < > Branstrator Rd. & US 24
Ferguson Rd. < > Branstrator Rd. & Coverdale Rd.
Flatrock Rd. < > Lortie Rd. & Morgan Rd. ** Closed
Fogel Road between N. Co. Line and McComb Road
Grisamer Road between Felger and US 33
Grotrian Rd. < > Hoagland Rd. & S. Co. Line Rd.
Hamilton Rd. < > Harbor Rd. & Smith Rd.
Hoffman Rd. < > Franke Rd. & Minnich Rd.
Hoffman Rd. @ Wilson Rd.
Homestead Rd. N of Branning Rd. – signed
Houk Rd. < > Maples Rd. & Rohrbach Rd. ** Closed (intersection @ Rohrbach Rd. is washed out)
Lafayette Ctr. Rd. < > Branstrator Rd. & Coverdale Rd.
Lortie Rd. < > Lincoln Hwy. & Paulding Rd. ** Closed
Maples Rd. @ Wilson Rd.
Marion Ctr. Rd. < > US 27 & Winchester Rd.
Morgan Rd. < > Castleman Rd. & Paulding Rd. ** Closed
Parrot Rd < > Maplecrest & Hartzell Rd ** Closed
Paulding Rd < > Morgan & State Line Rd ** Closed
Rohrbach Rd. < > Franke Rd. & Houk Rd. ** Closed (intersection @ Houk Rd. is washed out)
Sampson Rd. < > Hoffman Rd. & Maples Rd.
S. Co. Line Rd. < > US 27 & Winchester Rd.
Ternet Rd. < > Tillman Rd. & Maples Rd.
Whittern Rd. < > Flatrock Rd. & Monroeville Rd. ** Open – still high water
In addition, the Highway Department's north and south barns are offering citizens free sand and fill-them-yourself sandbags. The bags and sand will be available over the weekend at the north facility located at 2234 Carroll Road. Gates at the south facility located at 8317 East Tillman Road will close at 5 p.m. Friday. You may call 449-3000 and have the Highway Department paged so someone can let you onto the property over the weekend. Sandbags are available on a first-come basis and you will need to bring your own shovel.