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Updated: Road closures for Sept. 25 for flood preparations

Traffic is backed up on First Street SW as flood protection is put into place in preparation for the projected Monday crest of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
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Traffic is backed up on First Street SW as flood protection is put into place in preparation for the projected Monday crest of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

From the City of Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids, IA – September 25, 2016 – Current road closures as of September 25, 5:55 p.m. New closures are highlighted below. Information also available on the City’s website,www.cedar-rapids.org and will be updated as necessary.

Bridges:

All downtown bridges currently closed, in addition to 8th Avenue, 12th Avenue, and 16th Avenue Bridges.

I-380 Ramp Closures

The 5th Avenue SW/Diagonal Drive SW exit (Exit 19A) for northbound traffic will be restricted to emergency and construction vehicles only

The 1st Street W exit (Exit 19C) for northbound traffic will be closed to all traffic

The 1st Street E exit (Exit 20A) for southbound traffic will be closed to all traffic

The 1st Avenue W exit (Exit 19B) for southbound traffic will be restricted to emergency and construction vehicles only

I-380 can still be accessed at Wilson Avenue SW and 7th Street NE.

Road Closures

Ellis Blvd, from Edgewood Rd to Penn Avenue is closed

C Street SW at Ely Road SW (By Tait Cummins Park) is closed

Old River Road SW at Big Bend Road is closed

Projected closure of Edgewood Road will occur at 7:00 p.m. this evening – closed from Glass Road to just south of Ellis Rd NW

Ellis Road west of Edgewood Rd is closed

Ellis Boulevard from Ellis Lane to E Avenue is closed

E Ave NW between Ellis Blvd NW and 1st Street NW is closed

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Avenues – closed between 6th Street W to 5th Street E

4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Avenues SE – closed between 1st Street SE to 6th Street SE

8th Avenue – closed between 1st Street SW to 10th Street SE

12th Avenue – closed between C Street SW to 10th Street SE

16th Avenue – closed between C Street SW to 4th Street SE

1st Street NE –closed between A Street NE to 1st Avenue E

7th Street SE – closed at 8th Avenue SE to southbound traffic

8th Street SE – closed at 8th Avenue SE to southbound traffic

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