Fleischmanns evacuees have returned to their homes, and Wagner Avene and Depot Street have reopened. In Arkville, evacuees remain out of their homes, and the Cut Off Road (County Rte 38) is still closed. Margaretville firefighters are once again pumping basements in the Swart Street area. Swart, Academy and lower Main are open to traffic, but the river remains high and additional rainfall could push it onto the roadway. New large potholes have opened up. Middletown Highway Superintendent John Biruk said that while some scouring of new repairs occurred today, most town roads are passable. Road crews will resume armoring road banks Thursday if weather allows.
Please do not travel unless you need to. Conditions remain difficult.