Petersburg is asking citizens to stay off the roads this evening, if possible, due to heavy rains. Several Petersburg roadways are closed because of high water in the Old Towne area. The City Emergency Management team that includes Police, Fire and Public Works are monitoring roadways and will continue to do so throughout the evening.
Citizens should report flooded roads or fallen trees blocking roads to the Public Works-Street Operations Division at (804) 733-2415 or police non-emergency at (804) 732-4222. For emergencies, please call 911.