Friday, October 30, 2020

Flood waters cause road closures affecting Grapevine, Flower Mound & Southlake

Tropical Depression Bill is gone, but the rain it left behind is causing new road closures in Grapevine, Flower Mound and Southlake.

The map below shows the areas closed by the City of Grapevine and the City of Southlake as a result of the rising waters of Lake Grapevine.  It includes White Chapel Boulevard and Dove Road which were closed in May, as well as North Kimball Road which was closed on Thursday (6/18) because of the most recent storm.  The Kimball Road closure is from Trail Lake to Roaring Springs, the alternate route in the area is Silver Crest.  The roads are closed until further notice, drivers are encouraged to follow slow down and follow detour signs.

road closure

Orange lines represent barricaded roads in Grapevine and Southlake. Black horizontal line represents the Tarrant – Denton county line. The roads are closed until further notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southlake has also closed all of its horse trails to equestrian, foot and bicycle traffic.  They are underwater.  This includes the trails behind the Day Camp. All users are encouraged to obey the signs and stay out of the area until the water receded.

Southlake residents and workers should also be aware of the complete closure of FM 2499 in Grapevine and Flower Mound.  FM 2499’s north and southbound lanes are now closed from Gerault Road to Grapevine Mills Parkway.

2499 closure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Southlake Office of Emergency Management encourages everyone to stay informed about this changing situations.  Drivers are urged to utilize smart-phone driving applications, especially if you need to be in this area.  Below are links for regional City information sources for more localized information.