September 2009

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The Big Creek Greenway Reopens After Flooding

After Big Creek River reached over 12 feet Tuesday following 10+ inches of rain over the weekend, it has reopened. Covered in mud, with lots of trees down and signs uprooted, it will take some time for the Greenway to be cleaned up. Be cautious while using the trail this weekend, as the ground is […]

Big Creek Flood Level Covers Kimball Bridge Road

Big Creek Flood Level Covers Kimball Bridge Road

Heavy rains totaling 10+ inches over the weekend caused Big Creek River to rise beyond its flood level to a stage where moderate to severe flooding can occur.  At 12 feet, the river flows over the bridge at Kimball Bridge in Alpharetta.  This morning the road was closed due to over 2 feet of water […]

3 to 6 Inches of Rain Causes Flood Stage to be Reached on Big Creek River

3 to 6 Inches of Rain Causes Flood Stage to be Reached on Big Creek River

With between 3 to 6 inches of rain in the area, flood stage was reached late last night on Big Creek.  As the Big Creek Greenway is built along Big Creek, it is mostly in the flood plain of the river.  When the flood stage of 7 feet is reached, some parts of the trail […]

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