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One lane of I-75 open in Hancock County after flooding

UPDATE: Hancock County has issued a Level 3 County emergency due to flooding. The sheriff says most roadways are closed and extremely hazardous.

HANCOCK COUNTY, OH (WTOL) - One lane of I-75 northbound has opened in Hancock County. All other lanes remain closed on I-75 between County Road 99 and State Route 613.

Detours are difficult as many counties roads are also flooded. To get to Findlay from I-75 southbound, Hancock County officials recommend to take Township Highway 99.

The Level 1 road emergency for Hancock County has been downgraded to a weather alert. Roads are hazardous and drivers are urged to use caution. There is flooding across the county including areas that don't normally experience flooding.

US-68 is also closed at Arlington with evacuations beginning.

Other roads with high water include:

  • CR-140 between US-224 and CR-97
  • CR-300 north of US-224
  • US-224 east of CR-140
  • CR-12 south of US-30
  • CR-97 west of TR-135
  • SR698 south of CR-25
  • SR-18 south of SR-613
  • CR-236 south of TR216
  • SR-235 south of SR-103
  • CR-18 at CR-215
  • SR-613 at numerous areas between Van Buren and Fostoria
  • CR-18 north of CR-109
  • TR-99 to CR-18
  • TR-168 to SR-568
  • US-30 at TR-177
  • US-68 at Arlington
  • TR-254 south of US-224

We'll have updates throughout the morning.

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