CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — The city of Cedar Rapids is taking measures to address moderate flooding on the Cedar River.
The CBS2/FOX28 WeatherFirst team is forecasting that the Cedar River will crest at 14.1 feet on Tuesday.
The city's public works department will plug underground storm sewer drains and position concrete cones to cover low-lying storm water inlets.
Current road closures associated with either elevated river levels or localized spring flooding from Prairie Creek include:
Boat ramps in Cedar Rapids will close at 7 a.m. on Saturday, and will be closed until river levels are below 13 feet.
Homes and businesses are not affected by flooding at currently forecasted crest levels in Cedar Rapids.
According to Linn County, the following secondary roads are partially closed due to flooding: