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The latest: Metro-east road closures caused by flooding

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Basement and street flooding in Washington Park

Aaron Loveless talks about his flooded basement in Washington Park Sunday. Torrential rains lingered in the metro-east this weekend, causing flash flooding and road closures.
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Aaron Loveless talks about his flooded basement in Washington Park Sunday. Torrential rains lingered in the metro-east this weekend, causing flash flooding and road closures.

Here are the road closures in the metro-east and southwestern Illinois due to flooding:

▪  Illinois 100 from Illinois 3 to Illinois 16 in Grafton

▪  Illinois 155 from Laurent Road to Fish Lake Road in Prairie Du Rocher

▪  Illinois 3 from Water Street in Chester to Cora is expected to close Monday or Tuesday.

▪  Illinois 158 is closed from Illinois 161 to Illinois 177 (same as Old Illinois 158 from 158 to Illinois 161 to Schneider Road).

▪  Southbound Interstate 255 is closed at the State Street exit in East St. Louis.

▪  U.S. 50 is closed from Belleville Street to Reider Road due to flooding in O’Fallon.

▪  Water Street from Cottage Road to Illinois 3 in Chester has been closed.

▪  Marine Road in St. Jacob is closed from Lake Road to School House Road, also known as Hunter School Road.

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