With the 3″ of rain received overnight, the City’s storm drainage system is overloaded resulting in areas of standing water and water over the roads.
Road Closures: The following roads are currently closed due to flooding: Rieman Road from Pioneer to 5th, Dolan Road at So. 5th, and No. Main at Gee Creek.
Water Hazards: There are water hazards on the following roads, but they remain passable: So. Royle Road, 800 No. 65th, and Pioneer Street at Gee Creek. Heron neighborhood is only accessible from southbound on 51st Avenue or up Heron Road from No. Main. Abrams Park is flooded and it is an extreme hazard to enter the park.
Access to Ridgefield: The primary roads into Ridgefield are open and passable including Pioneer Street and Hillhurst.
Detours and Use Caution: Detours are available and identified on the map and the City’s website. Road signage may not be able to keep up with the closures and hazards. So, please remember to use caution when driving: turn around when you encounter flooded roads and obey all road closure signs. Rain is continuing, and updates will be provided throughout the day.