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Several Lambton roadways still impacted by flooding

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Journal staff

A number of Lambton County roadways remain closed this week following heavy rains across the region.

“Water levels across the watershed remain high and into natural floodplain areas after receiving between 70 mm and 95 mm of rain over the past five days,” the St. Clair Conservation Authority noted in its latest flood bulletin.

Flooding at Petrolia’s Bridgeview Park, April 2023. (Shaun Antle, Oh Me Nerves Photography)

The following roads continue to be impacted due to flooding:

Stanley Line between Kimball and Waubuno Road
Waubuno Road between Bickford Line and Oil Springs Line
Pretty Road north of McCallum Line
Waterworks Road north of Courtright Line
Telfer Road between Courtright Line and Moore Line
Plowing Match Road between Petrolia Line and Rokeby Line
Emily Street at Elizabeth in Wallaceburg
Booth Road between McCrary Line and Langstaff Line

Residents are reminded to avoid watercourses and flooded areas due to dangerous conditions, slippery banks and cold, swift moving water. Children and pets should be kept away from the water.

Flooding at the Petrolia Discovery, April 2023. (Shaun Antle, Oh Me Nerves Photography)

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