Road Wash Out Leaves Moss Point Residents Stranded

Road Wash Out Leaves Moss Point Residents Stranded

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Heavy rains, a flowing creek and a washed out road caused quite the headache for residents in this Jackson County subdivision.

"Had to call in. Tell the boss I couldn't come in. He said you have a pick up truck, jump it," laughs Roy Bosarge.

Roy Bosarge has lived in the neighborhood for 11 years and James Goodman has lived here for 15. He says he was on his way to the gym this morning, when to noticed the damage.

"Never had that happen before and it was an experience, and thank god we survived it," said Goodman.

The Jackson County road crew worked all morning to fill the gap. At about 2 o'clock this afternoon, it was ready for travel again, and a line of anxious residents were waiting.

The Jackson County Sheriff says a total of 3 roads washed out, making it a toiling night for workers.

"we had one in the Hurley area, one in the big point area, and this one out here off Forts Lake." multiple accidents so we have been on our toes for multiple hours," Sheriff Mike Byrd.

In the meantime, residents hope a sturdier solution is in the works.

"I hope to get the bridge built a little higher maybe," said Goodman.

So that another round of heavy rains, doesn't leave them stranded again.

"I thought were going to have to call a helicopter of something but it didn't work out that way," said Bosarge.

The Sheriff Mike Byrd says the heavy rains caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.

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