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Southern Lehigh: Flooded Roads

Our continuous coverage of roadways under water

  • PA 309 between E. Hopewell Road and Center Valley Parkway in Upper Saucon Township due to flooding;
  • Landis Mill Road between Weyhill Drive and Old Bethlehem Pike in Upper Saucon Township due to flooding;
  • Old Bethlehem Pike/Oakhurst Drive between Stonesthrow Road and Old Bethlehem Pike in Upper Saucon Township due to flooding;
  • Shankweiler/Orefield Road between PA 309 and Coffeetown Road in North Whitehall Township due to flooding;
  • Blue Church/Mill Road between Blue Church and Gun Club roads in Upper Saucon Township due to flooding;
  • Reports of flooding at 309 and Huckleberry Drive in Upper Saucon. Fire police have been called to the scene. 
  • Reports are coming in that Vera Cruz Road is closed betweek 145 and Lanark Rd. 

 

Editor's Note: Patch will be covering the impact of the storm throughout the weekend. Please share your observations and photos by commenting, uploading a photo to a published story, or emailing elizabeth.rich@patch.com.

On Upper Saucon Patch, we take our local storm coverage seriously. We will have a continuous stream of information here on flooded roads to avoid.

Currently, all roadways are reported clear. Roads we will be keeping a close eye on include:

  • Limeport Pike
  • Route 378
  • Route 309
  • Main Street in Coopersburg
Judy Zabrecky August 28, 2011 at 01:03 PM
With the heavy rain easing up, many closed roads are passable. However trees are coming down due to the saturated ground. Please keep this in mind - you may want to temporarily avoid heavily treed roads. Also roads that are passable now may become unpassable once again as rain picks back up. Also note that all stop lights on 309 are out due to power outages so please be very very careful

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