Several Allen County roads affected by high water

The Allen County Highway Department reports that, as of 3:10 p.m., the following roads are affected by high water: Barkley Road from Brunson to Minnich roads; Fackler Road at Barkley Road; Figel Road from Fackler to Houk roads; Hoagland Road from Mill Road to U.S. 27; Hoffman Road at Wilson Road; Maples Road from Snyder to Wilson roads; and Wilson Road at Monroeville Road.

Motorists should drive with caution and not attempt to drive through areas of high water. In addition, the Highway Department’s South Barn at 8317 E. Tillman Road is offering citizens free sand and sandbags. The fill-them-yourself bags and sand will be available anytime until further notice inside the salt storage units. Sandbags are available on a first-come basis and you will need to bring your own shovel.