Flooding closes roads in Brunswick Co.; sinkhole takes out one lane of Village Point Rd.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Part of Village Point Road washed away Friday.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office shared a photo on its Facebook page showing a sinkhole that took out half a lane near Lloyd's Oyster House in Shallotte.

On Friday afternoon, the North Carolina Department of Transportation urged drivers in Brunswick County to avoid roads affected by flooding.

Following is a list of roads that were closed or washed out:

  • 200 Danford Road Southeast, Bolivia
  • Green Hill Road Northeast/Cherry Tree Road Northeast
  • Royal Oak Road Northwest, Shallotte
  • 100 Midway Road Southeast, Bolivia
  • River Road Southeast/Daws Creek Road Southeast. Officials erected a high water sign.
  • Danford Road/Business 17 East
  • 4700 Ocean Highway West, Shallotte
  • Skeeter Hawk Drive Northeast/Town Creek Road Northeast have been closed due to flooding
  • 1600 Village Point Road, Shallotte, has been closed due to flooding.
  • River Road Southeast/ Fifty Lakes Drive have been closed due to flooding.
  • Midway Road Southeast/Gilbert Road have been closed due to flooding.
  • Midway Road Southeast/Albright Rd Southeast have been closed due to flooding.
  • Green Hill Road Southeast/Albright Road Southeast.
  • Shell Landing Road Southwest /Asheboro Street Southwest have been closed
  • Clemmons Road /Old Lennon Road Southeast.
  • 1200 Lords Branch Road Southeast, Winnabow has been washed out.
  • 1000 Berrhill Road, Boiling Springs Lake has been washed out.
  • Eden Road/Fifty Lakes Road has been washed out.

Heavy rain for the past couple of weeks has affected many area roadways, but low-lying Brunswick County was hit particularly hard, forcing officials to close the roads.

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