Water On Highway 770 Receding, Road Open

8:30 AM, Jul 12, 2013   |    comments
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Rockingham County, NC -- Flood waters crept onto Highway 770 near Eden leading into Virginia.

The NC Department of Transportation closed the highway around 4 am, Monday near Gant Road, East of Eden, leading to the Virginia state line.

The road is now open, and the water is receding. A spokesperson with Rockingham County said the flooding was likely caused by a nearby creek.

Bobby Norris, District Engineer for Rockingham and Caswell Counties, said Highway 770 is lined with barrels to caution drivers to drive safe.

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