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UPDATE: Washed out again, heavy rainfall causes road closure in Dubuque County

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The heavy downpour from overnight caused  some major road damage in Asbury.

Rising water from the Maquoketa River made a stretch of Hales Mill Road, wash out.

The same exact thing happened there not even two weeks ago. "About a week and a half ago, our last storm it was pretty much all washed out, and the road was closed then," said Dan Brimeyer of Asbury. 

Crews had repaired and patched up the area. It was reopened just days ago.

"Just this past Thursday, you can see the new blacktop, they just opened the road from that repair, and now today as you can see it's pretty much in bad shape. I don't think we'll be going through for a while," said Brimeyer.

Also in Dubuque County, the Iowa D.O.T closed down Highway 52 near Rupp Hollow Road because of too much water on the road.

Meanwhile in Clayton County, people in Millville also dealt with massive flooding because of the Turkey River. The heavy rainfall has caused it to swell out of its banks, engulfing a cornfield there. 


Several roads are blocked in the Tri-state area because of heavy rainfall, which has made it difficult for people to get around.

In Asbury, Hales Mill Road near Derby Grange Road is closed because the road is washed out.

People who live nearby tell KWWL the same stretch of road was just repaired and opened on Wednesday. It was damaged from the recent storm that caused some flooding and wind damage throughout the county.

The rising water from the nearby Maquoketa River has caused deep cracks in the pavement.

 No word yet on when the area will be repaired again.

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