Otsego EMS updates road closure list

Floodwaters overtook the Meadow Brook Bridge on county Route 4 in the town of Gilbertsville on Saturday, July 17, causing extensive damage in the southwest part of Otsego County. (Contributed).

Otsego EMS updates road closure list

The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services announced the following updates Wednesday, July 21, to road closures because of heavy rainfall and substantial flooding that took place on Saturday, July 17, 2021, in the towns of Butternuts, Morris, Pittsfield and now Unadilla.

As of Wednesday morning, the following road updates are available:

NYS roadways:  From the village of Morris, south, between Dimock Hollow Road & Nichols Road, near the Butternuts/Morris town line remains closed.

Butternuts: Dunhams Cross Road remains closed.

Morris: Dimock Hollow Road between Creighton and state Route 23 is closed.  Gulf Road between Pegg/Potato Farm Road is closed. Pittsley Road between Dimock Hollow and West Hill roads is closed. Spring Street is closed.

Pittsfield: Cobb Road and Hawks Road remain closed.

Unadilla: All roadways are open.

  • Reminder: The Office of Emergency Services ask that motorists adhere to road-closed signage and traffic barriers until necessary repairs are made to assure safe passage. In addition, while some roadways have been made passable, please continue to exercise extreme caution while traveling in these areas.



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