As temperatures drop, drivers need to watch for icy roads

Cold temperatures are predicted for the Fort Wayne area Saturday night, so City of Fort Wayne officials are reminding drivers to watch out for icy roads this weekend.

High water may be clearing from areas throughout the City, but remaining

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Volunteers no longer needed, roads and intersections reopening

As river levels start to go down or stabilize, volunteers for field work and sandbags are no longer needed, the City of Fort Wayne announced late Friday night.

Many roads and intersections that were flooded this week have reopened. The...

Drivers should continue to use common sense

The City of Fort Wayne announced Saturday morning that many roads and intersections closed this week from high water have reopened.

Lane restrictions remain in effect for Clinton Street between 4th and Superior streets and State Street at the...

National Weather Service says Maumee at Anthony has crested

The City of Fort Wayne continues to monitor flood conditions at points along the City'€™s three rivers as well as water levels in neighborhoods.

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

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River levels fluctuate as City'€™s flood control teams keep eye on neighborhoods

According to information from the National Weather Service, rivers in northeast Indiana will crest this weekend, with the exception of the St. Joseph River at the former Root'€™s location, which appears to have

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Help needed for sandbags or in the field

Mayor Tom Henry called for volunteers this afternoon to help with flood control efforts.

“The City needs help to replenish our sandbag supply and extra help in the field,” Henry said. “Fort Wayne has such a wonderful volunteer spirit and I know our

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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.

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311 resumes regular hours, pumps remain in operation throughout city

The City of Fort Wayne continued to monitor flood conditions Friday morning as the city'€™s three rivers are expect crest over the weekend

More than 30 pumps remained in operation throughout the City Friday morning to help move...

City replenishing sandbags, 311 call center will be open overnight

The City of Fort Wayne is continuing non-stop flood control efforts Friday afternoon.

The 311 Call Center will be open through Saturday morning, city officials announced. Residents with flood questions and concerns should call 311.

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The City of Fort Wayne announced three additional street closures this afternoon.

New closures as of 3 p.m. Friday:

  • Fairfield from Lower Huntington Bridge to Concord
  • Prospect at Griswold
  • Tennessee at Griswold
  • Clinton Street between 4th Street and Superior Street has a single lane closed. Drivers
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City'€™s Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor conditions

According to information from the National Weather Service, rivers in northeast Indiana will crest this weekend, with the exception of the St. Joseph River at the former Root'€™s location, which crested at approximately 9:30 this

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Drivers should continue to use caution, watch for slick conditions

The City of Fort Wayne urges drivers to use caution as high water conditions persist in some locations.

New additions to the list on Thursday morning:
Fillmore from Cunningham to Portage
Geneva at Ardmore
Elyetta at Middle
Freeman...

New road closures announced, property damage remains minimal

The City of Fort Wayne announced two new road closures Thursday morning as well as continued flood control efforts in the City.

New road closures:
Freeman between Jefferson and Covington
Elizabeth Street bridge

Residents are reminded to...

City thanks the more than 150 who helped with sandbag efforts

The City of Fort Wayne no longer needs help with filling and delivering sandbags at either the Street Department or the Waynedale area.

More than 150 people answered the City'€™s call for volunteers Wednesday. “On behalf of the entire City...

CITIZENS URGED TO AVOID SOUTHBOUND CLINTON STREET

The City of Fort Wayne continues to monitor river levels as City crews are on the streets monitoring conditions. Although the flood situation has begun to stabilize, many roads and intersections remain closed due to high water.  

While the City has not...

Immediate help needed for filling sandbags 

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s need for volunteers with flood control efforts continued Wednesday afternoon.

People interested should report to the City Street Department, 1701 S. Lafayette St., as soon as possible. Volunteers will be filling sandbags and

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Immediate help needed for filling sandbags

The City of Fort Wayne is expanding its call for help in flood control efforts. Volunteers are needed in the Waynedale area as soon as possible.

Volunteers should report to the corner of Bradbury and Broadripple to help with filling and distributing

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Drivers encouraged to use alternative routes

The City of Fort Wayne continues to update road closures at some new intersections and roads as the Street Department continues to monitor high water conditions throughout the City.

Residents are also reminded to not drive through standing water as

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The City of Fort Wayne has made preparations to address flooding that recent wet weather events have caused along the Maumee River and the St. Mary'€™s River.  The Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8 AM. Flood Levee Patrols have been activated and are on location monitoring river levels and

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Drivers encouraged to use alternative routes

The City of Fort Wayne has placed barricades at several locations due to high water.  Residents are asked to avoid these areas if at all possible.  Residents are also reminded to not drive through standing water as depths are deceiving and under currents

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