Road Closure/Flooding Map
Update @ 2:09 p.m.:
The Eagle Street Bridge has re-opened.
Update @ 12:51 p.m.:
The Washington Street, Main Street and Jefferson Avenue bridges have re-opened to traffic. Eagle Street Bridge remains closed. Some standing water still exists on Jefferson west of the bridge, so vehicles will need to travel single-file through that area.
Update @ 10:50 a.m.:
The City has launched a Flood Recovery Information page [page no longer active]
Update @ 8:15 a.m.
NICOR has provided excellent information regarding natural gas and flooding. The sheet is available to view here.
Update @ 6:51 a.m.
North Central College will hold all classes today. Naper Settlement is closed. More information from DuPage County is available at www.dupageco.org/protectdupage.
Update @ 4:30 a.m.
All bridges in the downtown area remain closed for now. This includes the Washington Street, Main Street, and Eagle Street bridges. The Jefferson Avenue Bridge also remains closed. The public is encouraged to avoid the downtown area.
The interactive flood map is updated with the latest information for the morning commute. Signage is located at Washington Street and Naper Boulevard at 75th Street to direct commuters appropriately.
Update @ 11:20 p.m.:
The Main Street Bridge is now closed. Main Street is closed from Chicago to Aurora. The DuPage River continues to rise. At this time, Main, Eagle, Jefferson and Washington Street bridges are all closed.
Update @ 9:05 p.m.:
Washington Street and Eagle Street Bridges Are Closed; Jefferson Avenue Now Closed at the Jefferson Avenue Bridge (link goes to press release with full details)
Update @ 8:45 p.m.:
The Washington Street Bridge has been closed again; expected to reopen in 3 to 4 hours.
Update @ 7:20 p.m.:
The Washington Street Bridge has been reopened to traffic
Update @ 6:32 p.m.:
Washington Street Bridge Now Closed in Downtown Naperville (link goes to press release with full details)
Update @ 4:40 p.m.:
Eagle Street Bridge Closed in Downtown Naperville (link goes to press release with full details)
Update @ 3:08 p.m.:
The Fire Department reports that they just rescued canoers from one of the rivers in Naperville. Please, for your own safety, stay out of all newly created pools of water as well as any rivers and creeks. It may look like fun, but all it takes is one misstep or a little current to tip you over...
Update @ 12:56 p.m.:
The April 18 session of the Naperville Citizens' Academy has been canceled.
Update @ 12:55 p.m.:
Allied Waste will collect all carpeting placed at the curb through the end of next week provided the segments are bundled in segments no more than 4 feet in length, 2 feet wide and weigh no more than 60 pounds. Collection of carpet will occur on the regularly scheduled garbage day. Naperville has unlimited garbage collection and asks residents to continue to use containers up to 32 gallons in capacity and 60 pounds in weight or use a city cart. Furniture and appliances are included in the normal collection.
Collection of construction materials (drywall, lumber) will continue to be limited to two 32 gallon containers.
Electronics may be disposed of at the Recycling Drop Off-Center.
Update @ 10:38 a.m.:
Sand and sand bags are available at Riverview Court, Centennial Beach and the 95th Street Library. Residents should bring shovels to fill their own bags.
The DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has opened the county shelter at Benedictine University’s Krasa Center, 5700 College Road, Lisle, for those residents who do not have any other place to go.
Several electrical outages are affecting the City. As of approximately 10 a.m., 218 customers are impacted by two overhead line power outages that should be restored shortly. Crews are also en route to a new outage around Springdale Circle.
Update @ 10:26 a.m.:
North Central College has canceled all classes.
All branches of the Naperville Public Library will close at 10:30 a.m.
NCUSD203 has initiated an early dismissal process:
- High schools will begin dismissing at noon
- Middle schools will begin dismissing at 1 p.m.
- Elementary schools will begin dismissing at 2:30 p.m.
- Busses will drop students off as close to their bus stops as possible
Update @ 10:19 a.m.:
Also report flooding and road closures to City Dispatch at (630) 420-6095.
Update @ 9:53 a.m.:
Please report any road closures you encounter to the City via our Facebook (www.facebook.com/NapervilleIL) and Twitter (@NapervilleIL) accounts.
Update @ 9:11 a.m.:
An interactive map showing flooded roads is now available at http://gis.naperville.il.us/mashups/flood
Update @ 9:05 a.m.:
Several electical outages have affected the city this morning as a result of the weather-a large portion of the s\w corner of the city is affected by a substation problem, as well as an outage in the west highlands area-widespread flooding conditions are reported all over town as well as sanitary sewer backups. Crews from all departments are resonding to calls for stranded motorists/vehicles, flooded basements, electrical power problems. Advise callers to avoid driving through or walking in flooded areas.
Sandbags and sand are currently available on Riverview Ct. Residents should bring shovels to fill their own bags. http://mapq.st/11Ckb7n
Update @ 8:16 a.m.:
Naperville Community Unit School District 203 schools are still open. They advise using safety getting to school and buses are delayed. All absences will be excused.
There are many flooded roadways throughout the City. Please avoid driving if at all possible as the flooded areas have a high number of stalled cars.
All schools in Indian Prairie School District 204 are closed for April 18, 2013.
Power outages, restoration in progress (apologies for misspellings):
- Thackery south to Gromman
- Bennett east to Naperville/Plainfield
- 103rd south to 111th
- Route 59 east to Book