Roads closed due to flooding
Tuesday, July 9th
MOUNT VERNON — As a result of heavy rains overnight — up to 3 inches in some areas — several roads were closed Tuesday morning due to high water.
According to Larry Bechtel at the Knox County Engineer’s Officer, as of 7 a.m. water had closed sections of Waterford, Quaker, Darlington, Yankee, Toms, Lock, Orange Hill, Lanning, Wally and Knox Lake roads.
Bechtel said a couple had probably reopened by 9 a.m.
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