Spillway Release Forces Officials to Close Cuzco Road South

From the Dubois County EMA 

DUBOIS -- The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management Agency and Highway Department are coordinating together to maintain Public Safety in Dubois County.

With the anticipated forecast of additional rainfall over the next few days, discharge at Patoka Lake will increase.  The Emergency Spillway is doing what it is designed to do which is lesson the impact of downstream flooding.

Keeping Public Safety in mind Cuzco Road South which is located adjacent to the spillway will be closed from 450 N to 330 N until further notice.  Absolutely no traffic will be permitted in this area and this will be enforced by Law Enforcement.

We appreciate your patience while we work through this event.