Flash Flooding Causes Road Closures in Clive

Flooding in Clive. (WHO-HD)

CLIVE, Iowa — Major flash flooding overnight forced the closure of several roads in the . Several homes and businesses were evacuated because of the flooding in the Walnut Creek watershed.

The following is a news release of the latest updates on flooding in the city as of 11:30 a.m. Sunday:

The City of Clive has reopened the following street(s) to normal traffic:

100th Street – Swanson to Lincoln
114th Street
86th Street
University Avenue

The following street remains closed due to local flooding.  This street will likely not be reopened for a number of hours:

Swanson Boulevard – closed Railroad Tracks to 100th, local traffic only 86th to Railroad Tracks

Residents and business owners may now return to the following areas that were evacuated due to flooding:

100th Street – immediately north of Walnut Creek
114th Street Area – immediately north of Walnut Creek
86th & University Area – Intersection and University Park Shopping Center
University Blvd Area – 73rd to 86th
86th Street Area – University to Swanson
Indian Hills Area – north and east of Indian Hills Junior High

Residences and businesses in the following areas should remain evacuated:

Swanson Blvd Area – Railroad Tracks to 100th
NW 92nd Court Area

The Greenbelt trail remains closed due to flood water and debris.

The Clive Library and Clive Aquatic Center are closed due to damage caused by storm water.  Please check www.cityofclive.com  for information about when these facilities will reopen.