Highway 24, other major roads closed due to flooding
Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:11AM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:17PM EST
As the Grand River and other waterways spill their banks, authorities have closed a number of major roads in our coverage area.
One of the most prominent closures was on Highway 24 in Cambridge, between Ainslie Street and Myers Road, where ice from the river had been swept onto the road.
Other major road closures in Cambridge included Blair Road to Galt-bound traffic, as well as the Concession Street bridge. The Concession closure was due to a water main break, which was caused by surging ice and affected water service to part of the city for a portion of the morning. Concession and Blair reopened late Wednesday morning.
Riverside Park was closed Tuesday and remained closed on Wednesday.
Road closures were also reported in Wilmot Township around the Nith River and Woolwich Township around the Conestogo River.
Road Closure Update— Township of Woolwich (@Woolwichupdates) February 21, 2018
The following locations remain CLOSED at this time:
- Glasgow Street South, Conestogo
- Low Level Bridge - Three Bridges Rd, St Jacobs
- Tribe Road and Wollis Road intersection
Please continue to drive according to road conditions.@WRPS_RuralSgt @570traffic
Tannery and Thompson streets in Ayr were closed. Main Street, which had been closed on Tuesday, reopened for Wednesday.