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Oak Creek flooding update – 1 pm 6/11/2008

by @ 13:39 on June 11, 2008. Filed under Weather.

Doug Seymour, the Director of Community Development, just released an update:

Oak Creek Storm Response Update

The state of emergency declared by Mayor Bolender, Saturday, June 7th remains in effect in response to flooding that has occurred in the City of Oak Creek.

As of Wednesday, June 11th at 12:30 p.m. the only road that remained closed due to flooding was South Pennsylvania Avenue from Oakwood Road to STH 100.

East Drexel Avenue between Clement Avenue and Quincy Avenue is closed until further notice because of road damage due to the flooding.

Future road closure information will be updated at the City of Oak Creek website. (www.oakcreekwi.org).

It is strongly advised that people, especially children should avoid creeks, flooded areas, ditches and areas of standing water, as they represent potentially dangerous situations.

Please contact the City of Oak Creek Emergency Operations non-emergency line at (414) 766-6600 if you have experienced flooding damage or if you have other, non-emergency questions relating to this event.

Additional information and resources are available on the City’s website at www.oakcreekwi.org

The City of Oak Creek Streets Department will be having a special curb-side pick-up for flood damaged items. Please contact (414) 570-5682 to request this service.

Flood clean up kits are available for pick up at Oak Creek Fire Station No. 1 (240 East Puetz Road) and at Fire Station No. 3 (7000 South 6th Street).

For more information please contact Doug Seymour, Public Information Officer for the City of Oak Creek, at (414) 768-6526 or dseymour@oakcreekwi.org.

News Release By Authority Of:

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Doug Seymour, Public Information Officer on behalf of Dick Bolender

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In addition, the recycling center at 720 W. Puetz Rd. will have extended hours on Friday, and will be open from 8 am until 8 pm.

Thanks for the fast response. Hopefully the rains in the forecast for tomorrow will hold off.

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