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Flash floods damaged 139 homes


Monday’s rain and flash floods damaged 91 homes in Moapa and did more than $1 million in damage to public roads, Clark County’s flood damage assessment team said in releasing preliminary figures Thursday.

The homes identified Thursday, which include some on the Moapa Band of Paiutes reservation, are in addition to 48 homes in Overton and Logandale assessed Wednesday, county spokeswoman Stacey Welling said.

The county’s Department of Public Works said some of the damaged roads remain closed. About $427,000 of the $1 million total involves repair of dirt roads in Sandy Valley, where more than half were damaged, Welling said.

Logandale and Overton roads received a damage estimate of $243,000, and Moapa’s estimate was set at $424,000.

Henrie Road, a main route into Moapa, was the most severely damaged county-maintained road, Welling said. It remains open, but some of the pavement was washed away.

The public works department reported it will take about a month to finish most repairs.

Annalise Little/Review-Journal

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