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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Immediate help needed for filling
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
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
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
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
Aqua Indiana, Inc. (Aqua) and the City of Fort Wayne jointly announced today that the two have reached an agreement that allows for a smooth transition of what is commonly known as Aqua's “North System” (Perry, Washington, Cedar Creek and St. Joseph townships in Allen County'a portion of which is...
Ceremony Marks Formal Start to Construction on Private-Public Venture
Fort Wayne, Ind. ' Together with the development's private-sector partners, Mayor Graham Richard, local and state elected officials, business, civic and neighborhood leaders, and people from across the city gathered today to
Mayor Invites Public to Celebrate Kickoff of Downtown Catalyst Project
Mayor Graham Richard announced today that Thursday, November 29 has been selected as the official groundbreaking day for Harrison Square. The event will mark the official start of construction on the signature, downtown Fort Wayne
In preparation for the Grand Opening of the Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana on November 28, 2007 at 2PM, The Academy's Director, Brent Johnson, is pleased to announce that the leases with the regional Academic partners have been completed. One of the many novel aspects of the Academy