Heavy Rain Causes Road Closures Across San Diego - NBC 7 San Diego

Heavy Rain Causes Road Closures Across San Diego

Many streets across the county were shut down to traffic after heavy rain pounded San Diego this week, causing floods and damage in some areas



    Fallout of Floods Continue Across San Diego County

    Mission Valley and the South Bay both saw flooding, rain, wind and hail in the latest El Nino storms. NBC 7's Artie Ojeda and Steven Luke report. (Published Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016)

    This week's powerful El Nino storms across San Diego County prompted officials to temporarily shut down traffic along some roads, especially in flood-prone communities.

    Due to persistent flooding created by the relentless rain, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) announced it was temporarily closing some streets. The road closures began Wednesday and changed as the week, and rain, went on.

    As of 10 a.m. Friday, this was the latest list of road closures across San Diego, according to the police department:

    Mission Valley/Mission Valley East Area
    5300 Mission Center Road (police say the right lane for Westbound traffic is still blocked, but other lanes in this area are operable)

    Sorrento Valley
    5600 Carroll Canyon Road
    Roselle Street/Estuary Way

    Fashion Valley/Mission Valley Area
    Camino De La Reina, between Camino De La Siesta & Avenida Del Rio
    Fashion Valley Road, between Hotel Circle North & Riverwalk Drive

    Otay Mesa
    La Media Road/Airway Road

    Tijuana River Valley
    Saturn Boulevard/ Sunset Avenue

    La Jolla Shores
    2000 Avenida De La Playa

    Aldine Drive/Fairmount Avenue

    Teralta West
    4100 41st Street (East Alley)

    Barrio Logan
    2200 Harbor Drive
    Torrey Hills Sorrento Valley Road at Carmel Mountain Road

    Meanwhile, the San Diego County Department of Public Works also released a list of road/area closures due to flooding in San Diego, effective as of 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

    Those closures include:

    • Fallbrook: Main Street from Ammunition to Fallbrook Street due to water main break; Aviation from S. Mission to Old Stage due to water main break
    • Jamacha: Willow Glen Drive from Hillsdale to Willow Glen Way due to a rock/mudslide
    • Julian: Snow chains required on Sunrise Highway
    • Palomar Mountain: Chains are required
    • Ramona: Hunter Street between Kelly and Raymond Avenue due to flooding