Water is flowing across all lanes of State Route 95 in west Oak Ridge, and the highway is closed, the Oak Ridge Police Department said Saturday afternoon.
ORPD Officer Trae Sweeten posted video of the flooding just west of Southwood Lane. Water is flowing across all lanes and into the nearby East Fork Poplar Creek, the ORPD said.
The ORPD said SR 95/58 is completely closed between Imperium Drive and Rarity Oaks Parkway.
“Conditions will worsen,” the ORPD said. “Please obey all road closures!”
VIDEO UPDATE: #ORPD Officer Sweeten shows us the flood conditions along Highway 95 (OR Turnpike), just west of Southwood Lane. Water is flowing across all lanes and into the nearby creek. Conditions will worsen. Please obey all road closures! #OakRidge #TNwx pic.twitter.com/rDWJrSiWPR
— Oak Ridge Police (@OakRidgePolice) February 23, 2019