The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for the Princeton region that are in effect through early Tuesday morning for some areas. A flood warning means flooding is imminent or occurring.
In many area towns like West Windsor, South Brunswick, Cranbury, and Monroe, police are discouraging unnecessary travel. Cranbury and Monroe are experiencing heavy flooding, police said. Police are asking that you not drive through flooded roads or drive around cones or barriers into the water. Your vehicle will become disabled and you will place yourself and other occupants in danger.
Numerous Princeton area roads in Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterson counties are closed due to flooding, according to local police departments.
In Princeton, Quaker Road is closed between Mercer Road and Nassau Park Boulevard. River Road is closed from Herrontown to the Montgomery border.
The Dinky train shuttle is not in service due to mechanical issues.
In West Windsor Southfield Road (north side) remains closed at Nostrand. Washington Road at the Tennis Center and Alexander between Vaughn and Roszel also remain closed.
In Hopewell Boro, Broad Street is flooded.
In South Brunswick Route 1 southbound at Promenade Boulevard, Route 130 southbound near Georges Road (Dayton), and Herrod Boulevard are all closed due to flooding. Culver Road is closed due to flooding between Drinking Brook Road and Deerfield Trail. Route 27 is closed at the Princeton border.
In Montgomery, the following roads are closed due to flooding:
County Route.605 (River Road) at the Princeton Border
County Route 533 (multiple locations)
Dead Tree Road at the Mill Pond Bridge
Opossum Road at the bridge (roadway washed out)
Mountain View Road at the bridge
County Route 518 near Spring Hill is open again.
In Rocky Hill, Route 518 is closed between Crescent Avenue and Willow Avenue
|In Plainsboro, the following roads remain closed due to floodingPetty Road|
– Nostrand Road
– Mapleton Road
– John White Road
– Schalks Crossing Rd (between Wyndhurst Dr & Research Way)
– George Davidson (between Plainsboro Rd & Cranbury Neck Rd)
In East Windsor, the following roads are closed due to flooding:
-Route 130 North and South between Route 571 and Dutch Neck Road
-One Mile Road between Dutch Neck Road and Route 571
-Woodland Drive at Hankins Road
-Oak Creek Road near Dutch Neck Road
-Route 33 (Mercer Street) between Airport Road and Hickory Corner Road
In Franklin Township, Middlebush Road between Jacques Lane and Blackwells Mills Road is now open. In Griggstown, Canal Road is closed between Coppermine and Bunkerhill, between Bunker Hill and Route 518, and between Blackwells Mills and Market Street.
Few power outages have been reported in the Princeton area. Most outages, which are scattered throughout the region, are affecting a few households in each area.
If you were planning on attending an event Sunday, check with the organizer to make sure it has not been canceled. Many events have been canceled for the day due to the weather and road conditions.
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