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Flooding shuts Sonoma County roads

The Sonoma County roads department reports that as of late morning Wednesday, these roads are closed because of flooding: – Valley Ford Road east of Highway 1. – Green Valley Road from Thomas to Sullivan roads. ————– Follow the Road Warrior on Twitter via @PDRoadWarrior

Road work, traffic delays this week in county

Sonoma County’s roads department plans some projects this week that likely will cause traffic delays: –Mirabel Road, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, crews will grind out damaged sections of the road between Nolan and River roads and then repave them. One-way-traffic control will be in effect. This is a continuation of a project start last week. –Porter Creek Road, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, crews will repave a stretch of the road west of… Read More »

Roads that may flood — beware!

You almost always can count on the same stretches of roads across the county to flood during a heavy rainstorm, so here’s a list of roads to avoid during today’s storm and future gully washers. According to the CHP and Sonoma County roads department, they’re either flooded already, have standing water on parts or are likely to flood: –Green Valley Road at Atascadero and Green Valley creeks –Highway 1 west of Valley Ford –Highway 12 at Highway 121 in Schellville… Read More »