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Roads remain flooded in parts of southern St. Petersburg

Published Sep. 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street remained closed on Monday due to flooding, days after then-Tropical Storm Hermine passed the Tampa Bay region.

The road, a major roadway for north-south commuters in St. Petersburg, was still closed between 38th and 45th avenues S.

Several other intersections still have standing water in them, according to St. Petersburg police, with the Lake Maggiore area suffering the most significant lingering effects.

Still flooded intersections include:

• 10th Street and 27th Avenue S.

• 28th Avenue and 14th Street S.

• 17th Street and 28th Avenue S.

• 10th Street and 26th Avenue S.

• 28th Avenue and E Harbor Drive S.

• In front of 685 W Harbor Drive S

Salt Creek remains high between Lake Maggiore and Eighth Street S.

Police said the biggest concern Sunday was Pallanza Drive S from 9th Street to the lake, with 3 to 8 inches of water still in the road.

Muirilla and Lamparilla ways S have water spilling over from Little Lake Maggiore, according to police.