Comer Auditorium, Mobley Road closed following heavy rains - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Comer Auditorium, Mobley Road closed following heavy rains

Mobley Road is temporarily closed at River Road and Whitesville Road. Mobley Road is temporarily closed at River Road and Whitesville Road.
Comer Gym roof damage (Source: Facebook ) Comer Gym roof damage (Source: Facebook )

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Heavy rains overnight is wrecking havoc for drivers in north Columbus and employees in the city's parks and recreation department.

Mobley Road is temporarily closed at River Road and Whitesville Road. A detour will remain in effect until all repairs have been completed and the road is deemed safe. In addition, a section of road from Fallbranch and Rivermont Court was washed out.

Travelers, with the exception of residents in those areas, are asked to use alternate routes.

Meanwhile, the city tells News Leader 9, there was damage to Comer Auditorium.

The roof of the auditorium is partially collapsed.

The building, constructed in 1941, contains the office of the Director of Parks and Recreation along with other administrative offices.

The city reports the entire first floor and basement was impacted by water.

Employees have been relocated to Fox Recreation Center and the Gallops Center.

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