Highway 59 closure and some evacuations around Harlan

News, Weather

March 13th, 2019 by Chris Parks

The Shelby County Sheriff’s office reported at 10:00pm Wednesday that Highway 59 south of Harlan is closed at the Corley Bridge due to water rising and crossing over the roadway. Traffic is being diverted. Please plan an alternate route for travel.

Shelby County EMA has also announced that there has also been a mandatory evacuation of Westridge Trailer Court and the southern homes of Exchange Street in Harlan. A shelter has been set up at 2712 12th St., the Community Health Building.