Stretch of scenic High Bridge Road near Ormond Beach reopened with recent flooding receded

Map of flooded area / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / At left, is a locator map, along with a still image above of the scenic area near Ormond Beach, which was reopened Friday by Volusia County after flood waters receded from the roadway there, and making it safe to drive again.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- High Bridge Road between Walter Bordman Lane and John Anderson Drive near Ormond Beach has been been with revcent flooding having reced, a Volusia County official said.

The stretch of the scenic roadway, also known as the scenic Ormond Loop, was initially closed as of Wednesday.

"Water has receded enough to safely allow traffic," Kate Sark, a community information specialist with Volusia County told Headline Surfer. "Staff with Volusia County’s Road and Bridge division will continue to monitor the road."

Volusia County spokeswoman Kate Sark / Headline Surfer"Water has receded enough to safely allow traffic," Kate Sark, a community information specialist with Volusia County told Headline Surfer. "Staff with Volusia County’s Road and Bridge division will continue to monitor the oad."

An update will be sent in the event the road is reclosed, Sark added. 

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