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Road, building flooding reported in Georgetown County

Significant roadway flooding in the Andrews area. (Source: Michael Walter) Significant roadway flooding in the Andrews area. (Source: Michael Walter)
Homes and buildings in Andrews have also reported flooding. (Source: Michael Walter) Homes and buildings in Andrews have also reported flooding. (Source: Michael Walter)
Homes and buildings in Andrews have also reported flooding. (Source: Michael Walter) Homes and buildings in Andrews have also reported flooding. (Source: Michael Walter)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Flooding is affecting multiple roadways and even some buildings in Georgetown County Monday morning.

The SCDOT has closed roads in the area of Aquone Road and Laurel Street in Andrews, according to WMBF Chief Photographer Michael Walter. The Andrews Church of God is also flooded, and members are trying to remove water with a shop vacuum.

Beech Avenue in Andrews measured over five inches of rain, and one resident reported that she had water coming into her house, according to the National Weather Service. Several structures in Andrews are flooded, especially along Rosemary Avenue, which is impassable, the NWS reports.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, flooding is affected roads near North Morgan Avenue and North Beach Avenue, U.S. 521 near the railroad tracks in Andrews, and in the 2400 block of Georgetown highway, near U.S. 521.

Stay tuned to WMBF News as we learn about other roadway flooding incidents.

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