Town of DeRuyter still in state of emergency as crews clean up from floods

Carey Road in DeRuyter

The Town of DeRuyter remains in a state of emergency today, after crippling floods and heavy rains have damaged several roads in the Madison County town.

Officials say a number of town roads remain closed to traffic, including Carey Road, Fairbanks Road, Muller Hill Road, Chapman Road, Arnold Road, Town road. Old Route 13 is also now closed at the bridge pending and inspection. Clean-up crews have been working long days cleaning up and rebuilding after all the damage.

Boaters are reminded that there is a â??No Wake Orderâ?? in place on DeRuyter Lake due to high water levels. This is an emergency order, and Madison County Sheriffâ??s Deputies will be on patrol. â??DOT crews from around the State are here helping rebuild the severely damaged roads,â?? said Supervisor Dan Degear, â??they have worked through the holiday and we appreciate these wonderful men and women giving up time with their families to be here working.â??

The state of emergency will be in effect through the weekend.