There are still roads closed in several Central Jersey towns two days after Henri dropped nearly 9 inches of rain in some places.

As of 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday these roads are still closed:

  • Franklin (Somerset) — Blackwells Mills Road between Canal Road and Millstone River Road
  • Franklin (Somerset) — Canal Road between Elm Street and Blackwells Mills Road
  • Franklin (Somerset) — Bellemead-Griggstown Road between River Road and Canal Road
  • Middlesex Boro — River Road between Lincoln Boulevard and Baekeland Ave
  • Monroe Township — Spotswood-Englishtown Road at Mounts Mill Road
  • Parsippany — New Road between Old Bloomfield Avenue and Route 280
  • Somerset — Studdiford Drive at River Road

Gov. Phil Murphy will visit Helmetta on Tuesday afternoon and meet with residents and local officials.

The Red Cross has a shelter open at the Monroe Senior Center at 12 Halsey Reed Road in Monroe for those affected by Henri's flooding in Middlesex County.

Map showing rainfall from Henri (NWS)

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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