3 p.m. Sunday update:

Trade Street is now open.

All streets in the city are now open.

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12 p.m. Sunday update:

The floodwaters in Danville have receded, and the Dan River water level is below the flood stage.

According to the Danville Fire Department, River Street is now open. 

Goodyear Boulevard at Pumpkin Creek is also now open. 

A section of Trade Street remains closed. Danville Public Works crews will begin cleaning that street surface later today.

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10 p.m. Saturday update: 

The floodwaters in the Dan River have receded below the flood stage. 

River Street is still closed. Crews will be cleaning mud and debris off the road today. The street is expected to reopen later today. 

A section of Trade Street is also closed and being cleaned. It is expected to reopen later today. 

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5 p.m. Saturday update:

Goodyear Boulevard is open at Beauford Street, but remains closed at Pumpkin Creek. Park Avenue at the intersection of Memorial Drive has reopened. 

River Street remains closed.

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9 a.m. Saturday update: 

Memorial Drive from the Robertson Bridge to Primrose Place is now reopened.

The following streets remain closed:

  •  River Street
  • Park Avenue from the intersection of Memorial Drive to West Main Street
  • Goodyear Blvd near Beauford Street
  •  Goodyear Blvd. at Pumpkin Creek

The Dan River remains in the moderate flood stage. At 9:01 a.m., the Dan River was at 27.01 feet. The river crested overnight at 27.57 feet.

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5 p.m. Friday update: The Danville Public Works Department has shared the following update about the flooding in Danville: 

At 4:16 p.m., the Dan River was at 27.05 feet. The river reaches moderate flood stage in Danville at 26 feet. The latest river crest projection is 28.3 feet early this evening.

Based on the projected crest of 28.3 feet, all anticipated flooded streets are now closed. The major closures are:

  • River Street
  • Memorial Drive from the Robertson Bridge to Primrose Place.
  • Park Avenue from the intersection of Memorial Drive to West Main Street.
  • Goodyear Blvd near Beauford Street - both directions.
  • Goodyear Blvd. at Pumpkin Creek.

Public Works crews will continue to monitor until streets can be cleaned and reopened. Cleanup efforts will begin after the water recedes. The river will fall below flood stage late Saturday evening.

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2 p.m. Friday update:

Memorial Drive from the Robertson Bridge to Primrose Place is now closed due to flooding. 

Park Avenue is also closed from the intersection of Memorial Drive to West Main Street.

At 12:51 p.m., the Dan River was at 26.51 feet. The river reaches moderate flood stage in Danville at 26 feet. The latest river crest projection is 28.3 feet early this evening.

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7 a.m. Friday Update: 

River Street is now closed due to flooding. Traffic is being detoured onto North Main Street and Old Halifax Road.

The underpass on Craghead Street and Water Street are also closed.

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Update:

Goodyear Boulevard at Pumpkin Creek has been closed due to flooding.

At 8:16 p.m., the Dan River was at 23.26 feet. The river reaches minor flood stage in Danville at 21 feet. The latest river crest projection remains at 28.5 feet on Friday afternoon.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

In Danville, Trade Street from Advance Street to the entrance of the cinema is closed due to rising river waters.

This street section is the only closure. River Street remains open. Goodyear Boulevard remains open. 

Public Works crews will monitor conditions overnight.

At 3:46 p.m., the Dan River was at 22.65 feet. The river reaches minor flood stage in Danville at 21 feet. 

The latest river crest projection is 28.5 feet on Friday afternoon.

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