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Road Closures Due To Flooding (July 3, 2014)

The Cedar River rages under the First Street/Iowa Highway 57 bridge in Cedar Falls. (Photo By: Elwin Huffman)
Photo: Elwin Huffman

After another round of heavy rain, the area is experiencing traffic issues during the morning commute.  There are several roads that we are seeing under water.  We will also need to keep an eye on river and creek levels for the next twenty-four hours.  Here are the major roadways that may cause you a delay this morning.

For the latest County Flood Warnings and River Flood Warnings, click here.

Fletcher Avenue at Hope Martin Park (Waterloo).
Flood gates are closed between University Avenue and Highway 63 (Sargent Road).
Last Updated this morning at 5:05am CDT

Ridgeway Avenue near the Greyhound Park.
We are getting reports from listeners that Ridgeway Avenue is close at Black Hawk Creek due to flooding.
Last Updated today at 8:07am CDT

IA 14 in both directions:
Expect delays between County Road D53 and IA 175 (5 miles south of the Grundy Center area). Expect delays because of flooding.

IA 21 in both directions: Road blocked.
Between IA 212 and County Road E66 (near Belle Plaine). The road is blocked because of flooding.  A detour is in operation.
Last updated by Iowa DOT Tuesday at 6:03am CDT

IA 175 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane.
Between County Road T53 (near Morrison) and County Road T69 (near Reinbeck). The roadway is reduced to one lane because of flooding.

To can check for the latest road issues (construction and flood related), click here.

Next Up: Area Road Construction Projects Causing Travel Delays

 

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