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What? Yep, flooding in C.R.

This is a city press release:

Starting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, Otis Rd. SE from the Cargill plant to the old sand pit area is closed due to flooding on the Cedar River. With current projections, the road will reopen on Friday, May 1. Memorial DR SE from McCarthy RD SE to Forest Ridge CT SE will be open for local and emergency access during this time period as a gravel road. Memorial DR was closed for a sanitary sewer extension which is complete except for the paving.

Fish CT SW off of Old River Road is closed due to flooding. Also, there is limited access to Robins Lake and Manhattan Park located along Ellis Blvd NW.

For a complete list of road closures please check web site under “Current Street Closures.”


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One Response

  1. Jack says:

    Just one question, where on earth is Fish Ct Sw?

    Anytime the river goes above 10ft portions of ORR will be closed, that’s why it’s called Old River Rd…

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