UPDATE: Gravenhurst Handing Out Sand Bags As Water Levels Rise, Closing Area Roadway

Severn River Road West Already Flooded In Spots

April 26th – Due to the increase in water levels overnight, East Severn River Rd is now closed between 1071 to 1091 and 1109 to the end. Halls Road remains open, however the section between 1036 and 1103 has 4 – 5” of water across the road.  Drivers should pay special attention to posted signage.

April 25th – The town of Gravenhurst getting residents prepared for localized flooding. Sand and sand bags are being made available to residents concerned about rising water levels, while the town says you can pick up sand bags at the following locations:

  • Severn River Road E (cul-de-sac)  – 1022 East Severn River Road (turnaround)
  • Cowbell Lane – 1102 Cowbell Lane (turnaround)

Public works reports the Severn River Road West is flooded in spots already today, while you’re asked to heed and road closed signage that may go up.