Flooding closes roads after some areas see 6-plus inches of rain

Posted at 11:06 AM, Jun 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-04 00:48:15-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Flash flooding caused by slow-moving showers and storms that hit some areas repeatedly over the weekend closed roads across parts of Central Virginia Sunday.

Rainfall totals, estimated by Doppler radar, exceeded 6" in some locations as of Sunday morning.

Estimated rainfall totals.

Estimated rainfall totals.

As a result, a number of roads were closed in Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, Caroline, Charles City, Essex, King William, Lancaster, Middlesex and Prince George counties, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.


US-1 (at Rt. 1631E/W) -- Other Debris
Rt. 602 -- Flooded
Rt. 667 Otterdale Road -- Impassable
Rt. 746 Enon Church Road -- Flooded


Rt. 641 Cross Corner Road -- Flooded
Rt. 651 Georgetown Road -- Flooded


Rt. 676N Hermitage ROAD -- Tree Down


US-301 Richmond Turnpike -- Tree Down

Barnetts Rd closed north of Church lane in Charles City


Rt. 625 W Run Road -- Flooded
Rt. 609 Barnetts Road -- Flooded


Rt. 611 Johnville Road -- Flooded
Rt. 615 Mussel Swamp Road -- Flooded
Rt. 635 Rose Mount Road -- Flooded
Rt. 640 Ullainee Road -- Flooded
Rt. 674 Marl Bank Road -- Flooded


Rt. 631 -- Flooded


Rt. 600 E River Road -- Flooded/Tree Down
Rt. 608 Hazelwood Road -- Tree Down
Rt. 629 Jacks Creek Road -- Flooded

Flooding on Pocahontas Trail in New Kent (From Ginny Bear Copestick‎)

Flooding on Pocahontas Trail in New Kent (From Ginny Bear Copestick‎)


US-60 Pocahontas Trail -- Flooded
Rt. 613 Dispatch Road -- Flooded
Rt. 647 Old Telegraph Road -- Washout


Rt. 640 Sandy Lane -- Flooded
Rt. 636 Strangeway Road -- Flooded

Flooding in Westmoreland

Flooding in Westmoreland


VA-202 at Kings Hwy; VA-3E -- Other Debris
Rt. 601 Kings Mill Road -- Flooded
Rt. 616 Tavern Run Road -- Flooded
Rt. 626 Cople Highway -- Washout
Rt. 637 Leedstown Road -- Flooded

Click here for a complete list of roads closed. 

Strangers push woman to safety 

A father and son spring into action along Cox Road at Innsbrook in Henrico County as flooding left drivers stranded Saturday afternoon.

Video showed Frank and Frank Jr. McMurrough pushing two cars out of the water.

The stretch of road that was flooded is near Lake Innsbrook, one of the many bodies of water at the sprawling office park complex.

AFTER THE STORM: A look at Cox Road and Lake Innsbrook on Sunday afternoon.  

Cars stranded on Cox Road.

Cars stranded on Cox Road.

In another video taken along Hungary Road in Henrico, a car could be seen  in a flooded section of the road blocked off by police.

"Please use extra caution if you have to travel," warned Meteorologist Mike Goldberg. "Never try to cross a road that is covered by water!"

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