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Durham County Officials Close Several Roads

Posted February 16, 1998

— The afternoon rush around Durham County may be a little more hectic Tuesday afternoon. Flooding has led officials to close several roads.

Snow Hill Road, near the northern campus of Durham Technical Community College, Southview Road in the area of Highway 98, Butler Road at Mineral Springs Road, and Old Oxford Highway near the Flat River have all been closed temporarily due to flood conditions.

At 4 Tuesday afternoon, Durham County issued a formal state of emergency" to prohibit small boats, canoes, and kayaks from the Eno River and its tributaries.


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