UPDATED: Flooding Reported In Low-Lying Areas; Ferdinand Road Closed West Of Town

FERDINAND (NNDC) – Heavy rain all day has caused flooding in low-lying areas of Dubois County. Several roads area also flooded over, including South Ferdinand Road West west of town.  This is a very popular road for motorists who travel between Ferdinand and Huntingburg.

Other heavily-traveled county roads closed this morning (as of 7a per the Dubois County Highway Department) inclucd South 200 West south of the Dubois County Regional Airport, and West 400 South west of U. S. 231.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department says there were two weather-related accidents last night. One was a slide-off accident due to hydro-planing… that was a car that slid into a ditch along Indiana 145, south of Birdseye.  

Meanwhile, a semi ended up along an embankment near Indiana 162 on Jasper’s southside; the other was a vehicle that slid off into flood water along Sunset Road in Huntingburg.  

Police say were two weather-related accidents that happened just before 6 this morning near Indiana 162 and Meridian Road. Another accident at U.S. 231 and 12th Avenue in Jasper resulted in occupants in each vehicle involved complaining of pain. One was transported to Memorial Hospital.

Here is an updated list of roads in Dubois County that and partially or completely blocked by flood water.

County Road 150N west of County Road 750W,
County Road 875W south of County Road 150N,
County Road 50N west of County Road 750W,
Meridian Road south of State Road 162,
St. Anthony Road West south of Schnellville Road,
County Road 230S east of State Road 162,
County Road 300N west of County Road 175E,
County Road 650W between State Road 64 and Duff Road Southeast,
County Road 400S west of Ell Creek Road,
County Road 400S east of U.S. 231,
County Road 130W north of County Road 400S,
Duff Road Southeast between county roads 600W and 500S,
County Road 500S west of County Road 400W,
Old Road 64 west of Patoka Road,
County Road 850S east of Ferdinand Road Northwest,
County Road 1000S west of Ferdinand Road Northwest,
First Street in Huntingburg west of County Road 75W,
County Road 75W south of State Road 64,
County Road 660S east of County Road 75W,
County Road 200W south of Sunset Drive,
Ferdinand Road Northwest at two points east of County Road 200W,
County Road 350S east of State Road 162,
County Road 75E north of Ferdinand Road Northwest,
County Road 50W between Old Road 64 and State Road 64,
County Road 450S west of Patoka Road.

List from the Dubois County Highway Department

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