Cedar Rapids road closure list updated – KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – The City of Cedar Rapids published an updated list of road closures Monday morning.

The city said flood protection measures are in place and holding which include covering manholes with concrete cones, pumps, sand-filled HESCOS and plugging underground storm sewer pipes.

You can monitor in real time where the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids and all other rivers and cities in Iowa are currently measured, and see how the forecasts adjust over time.

• Edgewood Rd NW fully closed to all traffic between Glass Rd and River Bluff Drive• Intersection of C Street SW and Bowling Street SW• Ely Road closure at Old River Road• Otis Rd• Ellis Blvd Between Ellis Ln and 18th St SW• Ellis Rd west of Edgewood Rd• A St SW• Bowling St between A and C St SW• Old River Rd• 1st St NW between E Ave and Penn Ave NW• J St SW

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The Cedar Rapids Police Department shared a photo to Facebook on Monday morning with an important message: Turn around, don't drown.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Cedar Rapids police said they are looking for 17-year-old Jacob Lwamba, of Cedar Rapids.

Parts of Ellis Boulevard are closed due to flooding from the Cedar River. The river is expected to crest Monday in major flood stage.


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