A number of roads shut down in Riverside County because of flooding and debris flows from a late winter storm remained closed Friday, while others were reopened.
In Indio, Dillon Road north of Avenue 44 was closed Thursday after being swamped, and the closure remained in effect. However, officials reopened Avenue 44 at the wash, as well as Cabazon Road between Dillon and Enterprise Road.
On Highway 74, county fire crews and California Highway Patrol officers closed a section between Cornell and Dartmouth streets in East Hemet on Thursday when the four-lane corridor was submerged in knee-high water. The road was reopened overnight.
In Meadowbrook, Mountain Avenue between Marie Street and Highway 74 was reopened Friday morning, and in Thermal, the area around Johnson Street and Avenue 82 was clear for travel, according to the county Department of Transportation.
Officials said flooding and debris continued to obstruct and require closures on the following corridors:
— Pierce Street, between 70th and 73rd avenues, Mecca;
— 66th Avenue, between Jackson and Van Buren streets, Thermal;
— Jackson, between 62nd and 66th avenues, Thermal.
— Bridge Street, between Fernandez and Gilman Springs roads, San Jacinto;
— Red Gum Drive, between Cambern Avenue and Don Juan Street, Lake Elsinore;
— Leon Road, between Domenigoni Parkway and Olive Avenue, Menifee; and
— San Timoteo Canyon Road, between the Beaumont city limits and Redlands Boulevard.
Officials did not know whether the roads would reopen before the weekend.