CR FLOODING: Closures Update

posted by WMT News - 

Flooding in Cedar Rapids is causing some roads, parks, and trails to be closed.

The Cedar River is expected to crest later today at 17.5 feet in Cedar Rapids.

You can find a list of them below.

Current Road Closures:

•A Street SW between 17th Avenue and the Compost Facility
•Ellis Rd NW, between Edgewood Road and Covington Road
•Ellis Rd NW, between Ellis Lane and 18th Street NW
•Old River Road NW between Ely Road to Big Bend Road
•Otis Road SE between Cargill to Fish Hatchery 
•1st Street NW between O Avenue and Penn Street
•Penn St NW between O Avenue and Ellis Blvd

Current Parks/Trails Closures:

•Sac and Fox trail
•Cedar River Trail sections near downtown and A St.
•Seminole Valley Park
•Robins Lake
•Lakeview Pavilion
•Manhattan Pavilion
•Mohawk Pavilion
•Ellis boat ramp
•McGrath Amphitheater
•Jones Golf

The boat ramps in Cedar Rapids will remain closed until the Cedar River is below 13 feet.

(Photo of flooding at Otis Road. Courtesy of NewsDrone 9)

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