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Friday, July 12, 2024

Torrential rain floods golf cart tunnel in The Villages

Torrential rain has flooded a heavily traveled golf cart tunnel in The Villages.

The flooded tunnel is located under Morse Boulevard at County Road 466 near the Haciendas of Mission Hills.

Heavy rain floded the golf cart tunnel under County Road 466 at Morse Boulevard
Heavy rain flooded the golf cart tunnel near the Morse Boulevard Bridge at Lake Sumter.

Heavy rain and lightning struck The Villages on Monday night and flooded the tunnel, which is a major transportation artery, leading to the Morse Boulevard bridge at Lake Sumter.

That particular tunnel had a history of flooding for months in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in 2017.

The tunnel at Mariposa Way and Morse Boulevard experienced flooding problems in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in 2017.


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