Flooding Closes Hwy 36 Underpass In Roseville, Hwy 280 Near Lauderdale
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ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – The underpass of Highway 36 on Fairview Avenue in Roseville is temporarily closed due to flooding after a sudden downpour late Saturday afternoon.
According to WCCO Radio’s Edgar Linares, a car was submerged on Fairview Avenue in waist-deep water.
“Police are on both sides of the underpass stopping cars from going in there,” Linares said. “It doesn’t look like any one is inside the car. There’s some people standing off to the side, but they’re not letting anyone go through that particular section of the road.”
Roseville Police confirmed with WCCO that no one was injured due to the flooding.
According to Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske, Hwy 280 at Broadway Avenue in Lauderdale is also closed due to flooding.
Check back to wcco.com for more information on these closings as it becomes available.