The Town of Spring Lake offices will be closed today, Wednesday September 19th, due to flooding.
This includes the Town Hall, the Parks and Recreation Department, and the Senior Enrichment Center.
Waste Industries has put the following schedule in to operation starting on Wednesday, September 19th:
NO RECYCLING THIS WEEK
Wednesday 9/19: Any Monday or Tuesday pick-ups will be done today
Thursday 9/20: All regularly scheduled Thursday pick-ups
The regularly scheduled Wednesday pick-ups will NOT be picked up due to the areas being flooded. There is no schedule for these areas at this time. As soon as there is, we will make it known immediately.
THE CURFEW IS IN EFFECT NOW!
There are people out violating the curfew. The curfew is in place for the safety of all involved, and should be taken seriously.
There will be a curfew put in to effect again tonight (9/19) at 7:00 p.m. and running until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning (9/20), to ensure the effectiveness of operations due to the flooding.
We will keep you all up to date as new information comes in.
There is currently an evacuation ongoing at the Heritage Apartments, and there will be an IMMEDIATE power cut off due to flood waters:
At this time, ALL of Heritage Apartments will be without power.
All roads previously affected by the flood waters in the Town of Spring Lake are STILL CLOSED and impassable.
Crews are currently monitoring the river and its overflow, and will make necessary updates as they become available.
They are asking that you please avoid these areas as to allow the crews to do their work, and for the public’s safety.
The Town of Spring Lake offices will remain closed on Tuesday, 9/18, due to the flood waters.
the Town Hall, the Parks and Recreation Department, and the Senior Enrichment Center
The Spring Lake Transit System
Highway 87 North at Odell Road
Highway 87 South at Vass Road
Highway 210 North at Chapel Hill Rd
Highway 210 South at E. Manchester Rd.
The Little River in Spring Lake is spilling over it’s banks, causing massive flood waters to overcome many of our roads, neighborhoods, and businesses. During this time of emergency, we ask that all citizens avoid these areas so that emergency personnel and crews can do their jobs to the best of their ability.
As to when the flood waters will stop, or start to recede, it is not known. What IS known is that the SAFETY of everyone involved is our #1 priority at this time.
We will pass along ALL updates as they are immediately available, and until then, remain where you are.
Hwy 87 South from Vass Road, and Hwy 87 North from Odell Road
HWY 210 is NOW CLOSED!!!!!!!!!!
Odell Road is open for travel.
Please remember that the Town offices are closed today, and there will be no water cut offs or late fees for September.
The Town of Spring Lake is once again enforcing a curfew from 7:00 p.m. tonight until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning (9/18/18), due to the dangerous flooding in our area.
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