Slide on Lookout Mountain closes road in Walker County

Plus Chattanooga area road closings

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – The road off of Lookout Mountain into Pigeon Cove has been shut down by a landslide this afternoon.

It happened on Dougherty Gap Road.

Authorities report that the slope below the road bed slid, taking down some trees and making them concerned about the stability of the highway.

The road is now closed from the top to the Mountain Cove Farm store at the bottom.

And they will keep it shutdown until the rain stops so they can sent inspectors to check it out.

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Here is the latest road closing list in Chattanooga at of 3:15 PM:

* Davidson Road at Gunbarrel is closed due to flooding. The automatic flood protection gates and lights are down, DO NOT GO AROUND THE GATES EVEN IF THE ROAD LOOKS CLEAR. THE ROAD MUST BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO REOPENING.
* N Crest Road at Ocoee Street
* Northmont Road at Sandswitch Road
* Brainerd Road at Seminole Drive
* 4200 Byrnwood Village
* 500 Dodds Ave
* N Concord at Igou Gap
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