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Heavy Rain in Duluth / Superior Area Causes Road Closures

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The Duluth Police Department is alerting the citizens of Duluth to limit their travel to emergency travel only. Heavy rain has made driving conditions in Duluth hazardous and we have many flooded roadways. City of Duluth Public Works crews are currently working to barricade danger areas. Current roads experiencing flooding include:

  • Grand Avenue / Raleigh Street
  • Morgan Park entrances
  • Commonwealth and Stowe Street
  • Hugo Avenue
  • Myrtle Street
  • 600 Block East 3rd Street
  • Kenwood Avenue
  • Buffalo Street
  • 8200 E. Superior Street
  • I-35 @ Lake Avenue
  • I-35 from Central Avenue to 27th Avenue West
  • Highway 53 in the Miller Hill Mall Area in 2 places
  • Highway 2 Downtown Proctor
  • Highway 23 south of Duluth in several locations
  • Highway 210 in Jay Cooke State Park area
  • Highway 61 atr Knife River
  • Woodland Avenue at St. Marie Street by UMD

Officials suggest avoiding I-35 for alternate routes within Duluth. There are also other locations around the region not mentioned that may not be safe for travel. DO NOT drive onto a roadway with water standing over it, as the roadway may be washed out underneath.

Weather Radar is currently showing more heavy rain heading towards the Twin Ports area. See the latest conditions here.

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