For Immediate Release
Randolph County Issues Travel Notice
To: Local Elected Officials, News Media, School Superintendents, etc.
From: Charles Shaneyfelt, HSEM Director
Authority: Ordinance 2010-9, 2013-20, and Randolph County Commissioners
Effective Time: 7:45 PM
A Travel Advisory (YELLOW LEVEL) has been issued by the Randolph County Commissioners due to significant flooding along unincorporated roadways, local roadways, and state or federal highways. Randolph County Highway reports many roads are underwater or have flowing water and debris moving across the roadway. This advisory will expire at 10 A.M. March 29, 2020, unless conditions warrant an extension of the advisory.
Speed reduction is required to be out on the roadways now. If you come across water on a roadway, turn around and seek an alternate path of travel.
A travel advisory is the lowest level of local travel advisory that means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas.
Any vehicle blocking or stranded on a roadway will be removed from the road as deemed necessary by highway crews or emergency personnel. Randolph County, its cities and towns will not be liable for any damages or expenses associated with said removal of vehicles.
Citizens may check the travel status of Randolph County and other Indiana counties at http://www.in.gov/dhs/traveladvisory.