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      Water slows Wednesday morning commute

      With such a substantial amount of rain that has fallen the past couple of days, standing water is slowing down the morning commute Wednesday morning. / Kerri Copello


      UPDATED STORY:

      Schools closed for Irwin and Coffee Counties.

      In Berrien County, dirt roads are hard to pass and parts of U.S. 129 are closed in and around Nashville.

      Coffee County has confirmed that the dirt road, Bancroft Road, northeast of West Green, and JoAnn Drive on the western edge of Ambrose are closed. JoAnn Drive is expected to open within the next few hours.

      Irwin County has three confirmed roads closed.

      In Ocilla, there are several county dirt roads closed. Highway 107 is also closed in parts.

      The Tift County Road Department confirms that the dirt part of Richards Road, Robert Oliver, Sutton Circle and Old Brookfield are closed.

      Worth County has added Sheep Hole Hill Road and says that Poulan has many roads closed due to flooding.

      Dougherty County is closing Holly Drive all the way to Mock Road.

      Stay connected to mysouthwestga.com as more details become available.

      INITIAL STORY:

      With such a substantial amount of rain that has fallen over the past couple of days, standing water is slowing down the Wednesday morning commute.

      In Dougherty County, officials have barricaded sections of Spring Flats Road, County Line Road and Moultrie Road.

      Worth County officials have barricades set up on Shingler Little River Road and parts of Spring Flats Road.

      Officials say these roads are not closed. There is water covering part of the road and officials urge that motorists use caution while driving.

      Roads in Lee County appear to be clear.

      Road closures can also be found throughout Camilla/Baker County. North Early County Line Road, from Highway 45 to Harmony Church Road is closed. Harmony Church Road from Phillipsberg Road to Cleveland Road is closed. Newbury Chambers to McLendon Road to Grady Cobb is also closed. Glass Road is closed until further notice.

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