Flood-related road conditions

What we know about closures or other driving obstacles

As of 5:00 p.m. Thursday:

Cedar Rapids

Cottage Grove Parkway SE is closed because of rising levels on Indian Creek. Emergency flood protection is installed along Cottage Grove Parkway SE, starting at Sundland Drive working to the east.  Door-to-door notifications were made along Cottage Grove Parkway, so residents could move cars.

J Street SW is closed at Prairie Creek because of flooding.


Update --- Winslow Road, between Par Circle and Indian Creek, has reopened.

Thomas Park, Legion Park and the Boyson Trail system continue to be closed.

Traffic is reduced to one lane on 16th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues.

Iowa City

Southbound Dubuque Street opened around 8:30 a.m. today, but northbound is anticipated to be closed for several hours. Some smaller streets are closed, and a recent water main break happened around Arlington Drive and American Legion Road, with water crews on site.


340th Street and Deere Creek Road, near baseball diamonds by quarry is only road closed at this point, and it closed around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Morning commute was clogged on First Avenue -- most likely because of closure of Dubuque Street in Iowa City -- and Coralville Police said a sergeant was “running the lights” to help with traffic flow.


Section of Palisades Access Road closed due to water over the road, from Banner Valley Road South to Seven Sisters Road

Linn County

Water over Linn Delaware Road from Quality Ridge Road to 130th Avenue.

Water over Sutton Road from Seven Hills Road to Buffalo Lane.

Section of East Otter Road closed because of water over road, from street address No. 3594 north to No. 3623.

Section of Arabian Road closed because of water over road from address No. 2630 to No. 2686.

Section of Gillmore Road closed because of water over road from White Road North to address No. 3611.

Section of Old Bridge Road closed due to water over the road from address No. 5302 to address No. 6004

Jackson County

Update --- The 174th Avenue & 1st street closure is now open

184th Avenue bridge between 17thStreet  7 Clinton County line South Fork Township Section 35/36

74th street Monmouth Township section 13 bridge closed 0.1 miles east of 82nd Avenue.

17th Street van Buren township section 30/31 approximately 0.2 miles east of 400th Avenue.

Jones County

Jones County Engineer Derek Snead said there are some small, isolated areas experiencing flooding, but it is not bad.


The City of Maquoketa doesn’t have any road closures at this time. However, officials would appreciate if people would avoid the intersection of North Main and Pershing. This is where the flood pumps are set up.

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