Flooding causes several Otsego County road closures

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The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services is warning the public about several road closures after heavy rains caused flooding in the county Saturday night.

Posted: Jul 18, 2021 11:33 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2021 10:41 AM

MORRIS, NY - The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services is warning the public about several road closures after heavy rains caused flooding in the county Saturday night. 

According to a press release from Emergency Services, the following roads have been closed:

  • State Route 51 from the Village of Morris, South to State Route 8 in Mt. Upton
  • In the Town of Morris: Dimock Hollow Road, Nichols Road, Jones Road and Burlingame Road.
  • In the Town of Pittsfield: Bailey Road, Burski Road, Cobb Road, Dunham Road, Hawks Road, Ketcham Road, Matteson Road, Pine Tree Road, Ramey Road, Schermerhorn Road, South Line Road and 42nd and Broad. 
  • Otsego County Route 4 from State Route 23 in the town of Morris to State Route 51 in the Village of Gilbertsville.

Otsego County Route 18 From County Route 13 in the Town of Pittsfield, South to State Route 51 in the Town of Butternuts was closed for a time but is now open to traffic.

The county says it will notify the public if more roads need to be closed. Drivers are asked to obey road closure signs and barriers until repairs to the roads can be made. 

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