February 20-21, 2014
February 21, 2:39 p.m.: The Loomis Street crossing is open to all traffic.
February 20, 9:02 p.m.: The railroad crossing on Loomis Street will remain closed for tomorrow's (Friday, February 21) rush hour. Please use Columbia or Washington as an alternative route.
February 20, 3:10 p.m.:BNSF has closed Loomis Street at the railroad crossing until further notice due to flooding that has caused the gates to malfunction. Traffic is advised to use Columbia or Washington instead.
February 20, 9:08 a.m.: The forecast for today calls for above freezing temperatures and between .8 and 1 inch of rain, followed by high winds and a temperature drop. The heaviest rain is expected before 10 am. There is a flood watch until 3 pm and a high wind warning from 5 pm to 11 pm.
Our crews have been in since 4:00 am this morning monitoring the roads for possible icing or standing water. DPW crews will continue to monitor all districts for standing water issues and will report any problems to our command center. We have only received about 10 service requests for standing water and have responded to those requests. All roads are open at this time. We will notify you if we have any road closures due to flooding.