Update Traffic Alert: Blown transformer blocks Highway 11 temporarily

Update: 3.05 p.m.

Walton County Government reported that road was reopened by 3:05 p.m. but Walton EMC was still on the scene.

Initial Story

A transfer has blown and power line are down on Highway 11 between Vine Street and Dial Road in Walton County. The road is temporarily closed as Walton EMC addresses the issue.

At 2:50 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019, Maj. Scott Whisnant with Walton County Sheriff’s Office said he is not sure how long it will take, but expects it to be fixed within the hour. In the meantime, avoid this area and find an alternative route if you can.

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