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Verbatim: Streets closed due to high water, pumps running

Fort Wayne, Ind. – 4/19/13- City Utility, Street Department and Flood Control staff members worked through the night combating flash flooding that hit the area due to more than 3 inches of rain that fell overnight.

Motorists should not attempt to drive through high water. State Boulevard is closed at Spy Run Creek and Old Auburn Road is closed at Wallen Road due to high water.

Pumps ran all night long in the following locations: Dalevue/Fernwood, Baer Road, Allendale, Bella Vista, Prairie Grove, Stratford, Bluffton Road, Hartman Road, Old Mill/Fairfax, Chaucer and near Science Central.

Fort Wayne, Ind. - Road Closings as of 7:10am 4/19/13

Dalevue Drive @ Fernwood Avenue

Prairie Grove Drive @ Orchard Lane

Taylor Street @ Henrietta Street

Taylor Street @ Freeman Street

Orchard Lane @ Fairbrook Court

Orchard Lane @ Broadripple

Old Auburn Road @ Wallen Road

Catalpa Street between Jefferson Boulevard & Taylor Street

State Boulevard between Clinton and Wells

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