Posted on June 21, 2017 by Romi White

Road and bridge closures due to flooding

With the steady rainfall the last 24 hours, already saturated ground and more rain forecasted due to Tropical Storm Cindy, some area roads and bridges are flooding and more are expected to flood during the next 48 hours.

South Santa Rosa County road closures as of 10:15 a.m.:

  • Avenida de Sol between Nevada and Verdura
    Mercado Street near Avenida de Sol
  • Ortega Street at Shipton Road
  • The entrance into Gulf Islands National Seashore

Other road closures:

Garcon Point Road at Mary Kitchens Road
Munson Crossroads (Highway 4)
Deaton Bridge Road at the bridge
Pearson Road

Please abide by the barricades! Turn around, don’t drown!

Open with hazards (use extreme caution):

Oser Road
Martin Road
Cove Road
Munson Highway at Pittman Creek near Frank Hardy Road
Andrew Jackson at Floridatown
Whiting Field Circle at Marty Martin Way
Southbound Munson at Donald Jernigan open with hazards
Robinson Point Road at Waterview Drive
Munson Highway at Beagle Trail
Munson Highway ΒΌ mile south of Red Rock Road
West Spencer Field at Norris Road
Raughton Road at Dolphin
South Airport Road

Report flooded roads to Santa Rosa County Public Works at (850) 626-0191 or submit a work order at
Report property damage online here – or by calling (850) 983-5360

Additional information:
Santa Rosa County is under a tornado watch until 7 p.m.
Double red flags are flying again on Navarre Beach. The beach is closed to swimming.
Navarre Beach Pier is closed today and possibly tomorrow due to safety concerns.
All county offices are open today.

The county’s public works department has sand available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the following locations. Bring your own sandbags and shovel. Bags can be purchased for less than 50 cents a piece at Lowe’s or Hall’s Hardware. 

The corner of Citrus and Leisure Street in Holley by the Sea
Tiger Point Park in Gulf Breeze
Pace Fire-Rescue in Pace
The corner of Pine Forest Road and Carroll Road in Milton

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