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Flooding causes closure of Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction

Flooding causes closure of Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction

Flooding causes closure of Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction
Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction was closed to traffic Friday afternoon due to floodwaters.
Photographer: PETER R. BARBER

A short section of Route 5S (Main Street) in Rotterdam Junction is closed to traffic this afternoon due to flooding.

The intersection of Route 5S and Old Crawford Road was impassable as of 4 p.m. due to flooding and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes to avoid this area, according to Rotterdam police.

The water elevation of the Mohawk River is expected to rise until approximately 11 p.m. tonight before receding, according to police.


 

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