City of Tallassee Added to Impassable Travel Advisory Effective 6PM, 6 Jan 2017

2017-01-06 18:22:07   URGENT: For Immediate Release, REQUEST Your Widest Dissemination

 Memorandum for Local Media Contacts

 From: Kimberly L. Trost, Program Coordinator and PIO

 Ref: Road and Bridge Conditions in Elmore County – Expanded Impassable Travel Advisory to include the City of Tallassee streets

Date: January 06, 2017                                      

                                                                                                                                 Press Release

                                                                                    City of Tallassee Now Included in Impassable Travel Advisory

 Elmore County – The Impassable Travel Advisory issued earlier by the Elmore County Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Elmore County Highway Department, for Elmore County roads and bridges (NOT state routes), that was updated to include City of Wetumpka streets, now includes the City of Tallassee and their city streets. The Advisory issued previously reads as follows:

IMPASSABLE TRAVEL ADVISORY: Effective 6 PM, 6 January, 2017, ELMORE COUNTY roads and bridges in Elmore County should be considered IMPASSABLE until further notice. Members of the general public are advised that when roads and bridges become IMPASSABLE all travel should be suspended or delayed. Only emergency vehicles should travel on county roads and bridges until further notice.

 Elmore County EMA, in coordination with the Elmore County Highway Department, shall notify the public with a “Resumption of Travel” statement once conditions improve and roads and bridges are deemed passable.

If you have any questions regarding the above Impassable Travel Advisory, you may contact the Elmore County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 334-567-6451.