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Road and Bridge closures in Black Hawk County due to flooding

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BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) -

There are some bridge and road closures in Black Hawk County due to potential flooding.

Some of the major ones include bridges on 7th St. in Janesville, the Winslow Road Bridge over the West Fork/Shell Rock Rivers (between Taylor Road and Union Road), and the Cedar Wapsi Road Bridge across the Cedar River (between Ford Road and Union Road). 

Additional expected closures include Washburn Road (D38) between Gilbertville and Washburn, and  Brandon Road (D48), between La Porte City and Canfield Rd (V51).

The community of Finchford is also inaccessible from the south and east due to potential flooding.  Sandbagging equipment has been set up for people living there.  

Anyone with concerns can contact Black Hawk County Emergency Management at: 319-291-4373, or the Black Hawk County Consolidated Dispatch center at: 9-1-1 or 319-291-2515.

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