The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in Southern Oneida County over concerns about the Trenton Dam hydroelectric project. The statement clarifies there is no imminent danger. Here are the details and the latest road closures.

This is the official statement from the National Weather Service office in Binghamton. The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for Southern Oneida County through Monday afternoon. Potential dam failure conditions remain in place on the West Canada Creek downstream of the Trenton Dam hydroelectric project. Potential Dam Failure conditions remain in place while water retaining structures are inspected by a professional engineer. At this time, there is no immediate concern that the structures are unsound.

 

In an interview with Upstate NY.com, Trenton Town Supervisor, Joseph Smith is quoted as saying "they're being more cautious than anything." Here's the entire story.

State emergencies remain in place for Oneida and Herkimer counties. DOT road crews, Fire Departments along with State and Local police continue to monitor damage

FLOODED/CLOSED ROADS

ONEIDA COUNTY

NY 5 is closed in both directions at W. Sherrill Rd., Sherril, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 12B is closed in both directions at Dugway Rd., Kirkland, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 20 is closed in both directions from Donley Rd. to Doe Rd., Bridgewater, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 46 is closed in both directions from River Road to Mill Street.
NY 291 is closed in both directions from Fox Rd to NY 365, Marcy, Oneida County due to flooding.
Intersection closure between NY 8 and NY 20 , Bridgewater, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 315 is closed in both directions at Shanley Rd., Deansboro, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 922E is closed in both directions from Route 69 to Route 49, Oriskany, Oneida County due to flooding.
NY 922A is closed in both directions from Route 69 to River Rd., Whitesboro, Oneida County due to flooding.

HERKIMER COUNTY

NY 28 is closed in both directions from Fishing Rock Rd to Route 169(S. Main St.), Midddleville, Herkimer County due to flooding.
NY 28 is closed in both directions from Middleville to Poland, Midddleville/Poland, Herkimer County due to flooding.
NY Route 28 is closed from Kast Bridge in the Town of Herkimer to the Village of Poland.
Rt 29a in the Town of Stratford.
Rt 29 in the Town of Dolgeville.
NY 171 is closed in both directions from Route 5S to Gulf Rd., Frankfort/Ilion, Herkimer County due to flooding.

MADISON COUNTY

NY 12B is closed in both directions between Horton Rd. and Craine Lake Rd., Hamilton, Madison County due to flooding.
NY 20 is closed in both directions at Williams Corners Rd., Eaton, Madison County due to flooding.

HAMILTON COUNTY

NY 8 is closed in both directions at Oxbow Rd., Lake Pleasant, Hamilton County due to flooding.
Rt 30 is closed in both directions from Northville to Wells, Wells, Hamilton County due to flooding.

Several side roads are also closed and flooded.

To see all flooded and closed roads, visit 511ny.org.

Several creeks and rivers are continuing to rise and the National Weather Service has several Flood Warnings for central New York.

  • Mohawk River at Delta Dam until Late Saturday night
  • Mohawk River At Little Falls until Sunday morning
  • West Canada Creek At Hinckley until Sunday evening

 


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