LIST: Roads prone to flooding in Hattiesburg, Laurel - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

LIST: Roads prone to flooding in Hattiesburg, Laurel

Flash flooding on Highway 49. Source: WDAM Flash flooding on Highway 49. Source: WDAM
A flooding map provided by The City of Hattiesburg. Source: City of Hattiesburg. A flooding map provided by The City of Hattiesburg. Source: City of Hattiesburg.
Map of areas that could flood provided by Jones County Emergency Operations Center Map of areas that could flood provided by Jones County Emergency Operations Center
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The cities of Hattiesburg and Laurel are asking residents to avoid certain areas in the event of flash flooding.

The areas in Hattiesburg to avoid are: 

  • 7th Street, East of 49
  • Main Street at 7th and 4th Avenues
  • Hardy Street at 31st Avenue and surrounding The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Mobile Street at Bouie Street
  • 28th Avenue and Arlington around Forrest General Cancer Center

The areas in the Laurel/Jones County area to avoid, based on past flooding, are: 

  • Rose Lane
  • Anderson Rd
  • Arrington Rd off Wade Davis rd  Dam has flooded road is washing away Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Augusta Rd 1645-1651  Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Barnes Rd @ Graves Rd sink hole in the road Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Bernis Hill Rd 210 Soso, MS 39480 
  • Blackwell Loop  Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Boney Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Brown St Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Burnt Bridge Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Calvary Rd Jones County MS 
  • Cleveland St. @ Queensburg Ave, MS 39440 
  • Creek Rd 32-42  Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Flora Ave Laurel, MS 39440 
  • George Boutwell Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Green St 1218-1224 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Hoskins Creek Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Hwy 588 between Oaky Woods and Oak Bowery Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Jefcoat Cemetery rd @ hwy 28 
  • Johnson Circle 15-198 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Line Drive @ Jordan Rd 
  • Line rdI @ lower myrick culvert 
  • Lower Ovett Rd 234-348 Ovett, MS 39464 
  • Monarch Rd @ Lyon Ranch Rd
  • Moselle Rd 1253 Moselle, MS 39459 
  • N Church St @ East Paulding Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Old Highway 15 Rd Ovett @ Monarch, MS 39464 
  • Old Sandersville Rd Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Ovett Moselle between Monarch Rd and Ovett city limits, MS 39464 
  • Pearson Ave Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Phillips Rd E Moselle, MS 39459 
  • Pittman Rd 14-70 Moselle, MS 39459 
  • POOLE CREEK BALLFIELD RD
  • Pruitt Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Purvis St Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Queensburg Ave from Brown st  to Doncurt blvd  Laurel, MS 39440  
  • S Joe Wheeler Ave 217  Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Sanderson Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Sandhill Church Rd Soso, MS 39480 
  • Sandhill Loop 37-47 Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Service Rd @ Will Holloway Rd  & 699 Service Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Slaughter Pen Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Spurline from Hwy 29 to  Jenkins Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Sumrall Bridge Rd Soso, MS 39480  @ coon jefcoat rd and Huey P intersections
  • Tallahala Cutoff Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Teresa St Laurel, flooded 154-172  MS 39440 
  • Tom Windham Rd 142-150 Tallahala cutoff  Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Tommy Pickering Rd Soso, MS 39480 31.689201, 
  • Township Rd near bogue homa creek  and mill creek Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Tuckers Crossing Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • William Pruitt Rd Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Alton Gavin Rd reportedly not passable North Jones County as well Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Bethel Church Rd Soso, MS 39480 
  • Bush Rd 104-198 Bush Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Choctaw Rd Heidelberg, MS 39439 
  • Church Drive
  • Compress Ave 1801-1899 Laurel, MS 39440  @ Lindsey Drive 
  • County Home Rd @ Ellisville city Limits Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Crepe Myrtle near Maxey Rd  
  • Crosby Rd. in Moselle flooded
  • Ellisville Junction Rd
  • Feed Mill Rd 55-99 Soso, MS 39480 
  • Flynt Rd off hwy 84 w @ horse creek
  • Forest Dr Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Gator Farm Rd
  • General Pershing St 1601 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • George Boutwell @ Hwy 15s end
  • Green acres Circle
  • Indian Springs @ industrial park
  • Jefferson Street @ Leontyne Price flooded intersection 
  • Lakeview Rd 1624-1642 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Lamar Drive
  • Lebonon Rd 183-184  Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Magnolia Rd @ Hwy 84 
  • Magnolia Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • Main St Sandersville near choctaw Heidelberg, MS 39439 
  • Masonite Lake @ FL Pearson (bridge)
  • Maxey Rd
  • Mississippi 15 801-849 Laurel, MS 39440
  • Mississippi Hwy 533 62-63 Soso, MS 39480 
  • Monroe rd N of Hwy 588
  • N 15th Ave 101-199 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • N 5th Ave Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Old Hwy 15 S  @ Spurline
  • Red Hill Florence rd @ Ned Dillard Rd
  • Robert st Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Shorty Ekes Rd 26-98  Laurel, MS 39443 
  • South 13th Ave. at Leontyne Price Blvd. 
  • South Central Regional Medical Center One Emergency entrance
  • Spurline Rd from Ira G Odom to Old Hwy 15
  • Stewart Dr Moselle, MS 39459 
  • Trace Rd 300 block 
  • Triangle Dr 91-121 Laurel, MS 39443 intersection of Glade Dummy Line 
  • U.S. 11 @ macfarland 249-411 Heidelberg, MS 39439 
  • University Ave 4364-4398 Laurel, MS 39440
  • Valley Drive
  • Victory Rd Laurel, MS 39443 
  • W 10th St 1223 Laurel, MS 39440 
  • W 1st St 1401-1499  Laurel, MS 39440 
  • W 6th St 999  Laurel, MS 39440 
  • Washington st @ Duvall in Ellisville Ellisville, MS 39437 
  • Wildlife Lake Rd
  • Windsor Court
  • 15th st @ Old Bay
  • 24th st @ bruce Drive
  • Berry Rd @ RV LINDLEY RD 
  • Dacetown Rd 112   Pleasant Grove Baptist Church  
  • Deason st between Main St and Short St.
  • Ellisville Blvd
  • Frosty Hinton Rd  Soso, MS 39480 31.753143, -89.282409 @ Josh Hinton Rd and several places
  • Hwy. 29 near Nehi Rd. Ellisville 
  • I-59 exit 104 SB on ramp 
  • RIVER RD
  • Rocky Creek Trailer Park rd (Entriken St.)
  • Bernis Hill Rd

  • Sumrall Bridge Rd

  • Old Hwy 15 S

  • Keahey Gore Rd just south of Magnolia Rd

  • Eucutta Rd @ Arley Williams Rd

  • George Boutwell Rd
  • Township Rd
  • N WPA Rd near Cook Rd
  • Irongate Rd near 3 Mile Stretch
  • Jenkins Rd. 100 Block
  • Hoskins Creek
  • Phillips Rd West

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