Southampton County roads still flooded, some closed due to damage

Published 12:50 pm Monday, October 10, 2016

The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office reports that several county roads remain closed due to flooding, and some are likely to remain shut even after the water recedes due to damage.

According to Southampton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Paschal, the list of roads that may remain closed due to damage includes Gen. Thomas Highway (VA route 671), the bridge at the intersection of Meherrin and Tarrara Creek Road near Boykins, and Clayton Road and Appleton Road in Ivor.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, Southampton Parkway remains flooded and is closed from Shady Brook Trail (VA Route 650) through U.S. Route 58 East Ramp 447A. West Broad Street and East Pittman Road (VA Route 186) in Branchville are closed through South Main Street.

U.S. Route 58 East remains flooded, but is not closed. East and westbound lanes of U.S. Route 258 are listed as passible with care on VDOT’s 511 Virginia website ( and are under advisory status. Three Creeks Road is also flooded but not closed.