BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Several roads and intersections were closed Friday morning (Oct. 11) in Benton County, Bella Vista and Bentonville after heavy rains flooded already saturated ground overnight.
In Bentonville, Rainbow Farm Road at Opal Road was closed due to flooding.
In Bella Vista, U.S. 71 reopened about 5 a.m. after being down to one lane for a time due to flooding from Lake Bella Vista. Three roads remained closed, however. They are Chelsea Road from Pontoon Park to Beckett, Lower Dogwood Drive and Wem Lane.
Several roads in Benton County were closed, including three that were damaged from the Oct. 6 floods. Those closings are:
Bill Billings Road
Bird Mountain (at slab from 10/6/19)
Butler Creek Road
Coon Hollow Road at slab
Davis Valley Road at slab
Dickson Road at slab
East Gaiche Bridge (at slab from 10/6/19)
Georgia Flat Road off of West Mountain Road
Intersection of Coker and Bethel Heights Road
Intersection of LittleJohn and Hubbard
Keller Road between Pearl Road and Seba Road
Limekiln Bridge (at slab from 10/6/19)
Limekiln Road boxes closed
Mill Dam Road bridge near Sears Road
North Big Springs Road about 3 miles down, close to 14851 Big Springs Road
North Old Wire Road off Alvin Seamster Road at slab
North Old Wire Road off Gann Ridge Road
Phillips Cemetery Road
Rocky Dell Hollow Road
Rocky Dell Road
Safari Road between Browning and Floyd Moore Road
Spanish Treasure Road
Spanker Creek Road (past Gooseberry intersection)
Spider Creek Road
Stateline Road at slab
Sugar Creek Road slab off Harris Road
Sugar Creek Road slab off Highway 127
Tanyard Hollow Road
Wendell Jones Road
West Pierce Road
In Washington County. Ball Road at the low-water bridge in Johnson was closed Friday morning, and firefighters closed a portion of Dead Horse Mountain Road at the bridge south of Huntsville Avenue after a motorist got stuck in high water there.
No road closures were reported in the River Valley.