ROAD CLOSURES: Monsoon brings heavy flooding and road closures across Valley

Posted: 6:17 AM, Aug 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-11 00:01:45Z
Heavy flooding leads to road closures in Valley

Heavy rain and strong winds led to widespread flooding across the Valley Thursday. Parts of the east Valley were hit with three to four inches of rain during the monsoon.

Multiple road closures remained in place while crews and the Department of Public Safety worked to clear the roads.

FORECAST: Storm chances could continue Friday

National Weather Service storm reports  

East Valley road closures:

  • Sossoman Road from Elliot to Warner roads 
  • Warner Road from Sossaman to Hawes roads

Apache Junction closures: 
*These roads were previously closed due to flooding but have since reopened

  • Cortez/Teepee intersection
  • Lost Dutchman west of Goldfield
  • 2nd Avenue east of Tomahawk
  • Tomahawk between SR 88 and Lost Dutchman
  • Junction east of Tomahawk
  • Scenic east of Tomahawk
  • Delaware at Tepee 

Scottsdale closures:

  • Medlock Drive closed between Hayden and 78th Place
  • Roosevelt Street closed from Miller to Hayden roads

Queen Creek closures:

  • Power Road closed at Sonoqui Wash
  • Via de Jardin closed at Sonoqui Wash
  • 196th Street closed south of Riggs Road

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