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Flooding Closes Parts of Northside Boulevard Page 1 of 1 <br /> � v%• 'Building a 21St Century City " <br /> ' rs Stephen J. Luecke, Mayor <br /> RELEASE FROM: FOR RELEASE: <br /> OFFICE OF MAYOR LUECKE THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005 <br /> Flooding Closes Parts of Northside Boulevard <br /> The City of South Bend has announced that Northside Boulevard between Louise and Emerson Streets has <br /> been closed due to flooding of the St. Joseph River. The YMCA and other businesses along this stretch are still <br /> accessible via surrounding residential streets. In addition, Northside Boulevard, just west of IUSB and along <br /> Veteran's Memorial Park has also been closed. IUSB is accessible via residential streets or Mishawaka <br /> Avenue. Flood waters are also expected to affect river front parks and roadways. Northside Boulevard will be <br /> reopened when the river subsides. <br /> The National Weather Service warns motorists to not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Do not let children <br /> play in or near flood waters. High water may cause flooding of basements and interfere with some commercial <br /> activities. <br /> Flood stage is 5.5 feet and the river rose above flood stage early this morning when it was measured at 5.6 <br /> feet. Moderate flooding is forecast and the river is expected to crest at 8.4 feet, 2.9 feet above flood stage, on <br /> Saturday, January 15, 2005. <br /> For more information, contact Sam Hensley at 235-9244 or Mikki Dobski at 235-5855 or 876-1564 <br /> Back I City Home Page I City Directory I Site Map I Search Go <br /> powered by FreeFind <br /> Created by the City of South Bend Department of Information Technologies. <br /> Copyright©2005 City of South Bend.All rights reserved. <br /> 2005/011305 flooding.htm 1/13/2006 <br />