Two new additions, other closures remain in effect

The City of Fort Wayne announced two additional street closures this morning.

New closures as of 10 a.m. Friday:

Smith Road at Engle
Tecumseh Street bridge
Clinton Street between 4th Street and Superior Street continues to have lane closures. State Street in the Eastbrook-Westbrook area is open but does have some water. Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes.

Below is a complete list of the closures for Friday morning. Residents are also reminded to not drive through standing water as depths are deceiving and under currents can be strong. 


Smith Road at Engle
Tecumseh Street bridge
Calhoun and Tillman
Superior and Van Buren
Sherman and High
Corvalis at Belle Vista
Charlotte and North Side Drive
Westbrook between State and Clinton
Salge and St. Joe Center Road
Eastbrook and Westbrook
Maumee and Fairview
Autumn Ridge and Illinois Road
Wayne Trace and Anthony
Garfield and Tilden
Taylor and Freeman
Taylor and Bright
Taylor and McKinley
Glasgow and Dwenger
Reed St. and Rudisill
Fletcher and Wayne Trace
Reynolds at Coliseum
Delta and Edgewater
Mayflower and Winchester
Bradbury and Prairie Grove
Park and Waldron Circle

4th Avenue between Clinton and Spy Run
Freeman between Jefferson and Covington
Elizabeth Street bridge
Edsall to the railroad track
Perry to dead end and Perry at the alley
7700 block of Woodbine, north of Cook Road
1700 block of Catalpa
1800 block of Hadley Road
3000 block of Broadripple to Pinewood
Winter Street between Oxford and Grier
2000 block of Carterton
2700 block of South Park
North River Road from Maysville to Fort Wayne city limits
Orchard Lane between Fairbrook and Pine Manor
Thieme Drive between Main and Washington
Rockhill between Berry and Washington
These streets are either closed or experiencing high water. Drivers are encouraged to use alternative routes to avoid these areas until further notice. Not all locations may have barricades, so use good judgment and avoid driving through standing water.

Four locations remain available to residents to make their own sandbags

The City'€™s four locations for residents in danger of flooding to make their own sandbags continue to be available. The Street Department has placed piles of sand and bags at these locations.  The locations are:

Portage Middle School '€“ 3521 Taylor Street
Broadview Florist '€“ 5409 Winchester Road
Taylor University '€“ 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.
(parking lot on the south side of Rudisill)
Southwest Conservation Club '€“ 5701 Bluffton Road

Residents with issues or concerns related to flooding may call 311 for assistance.