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Roads re-open after receding waters in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids city workers place sandbags around the base of a concrete culvert that was placed over a sewer drain at the intersection of First St. NW and I Avenue NW in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.  (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids city workers place sandbags around the base of a concrete culvert that was placed over a sewer drain at the intersection of First St. NW and I Avenue NW in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

The City of Cedar Rapids has announced that the following roads have been re-opened due to receding river levels:

• 1st St NW between I Avenue NW to Penn Ave NW

• The intersection of Q Ave NW & 8th St

• Old River Road from Ely Road to Sunshine

• Ellis Road from River Bluff to Covington Road

• A Ave from 26th St to Linn County Solid Waste

• 21st St between C Avenue to A Avenue

Meanwhile, Otis Road from Cargill to the Fish Hatchery currently remains closed.

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