CLEVELAND - Flooding has had a significant impact on Northeast Ohio Monday. The updates below are from our crews and other reports from across the region.
6:30 p.m.: MLK Boulevard has been reopened, now that flood waters have went down.
4:32 p.m.: The city of Canton said 46 basement flooding or sewer back-ups. Some residents were evacuated on the city's eastside. Allenford Drive, Mill Street SW, and Belden Avenue and Ira Turpin Way near Republic Storage are closed. Parts of Mahoning Road are closed near 12th Street NE.
4:29 p.m.: In Cuyahoga Falls: Riverview Road is closed between Bolanz and Bath Road due to flooding from the Cuyahoga River. Akron-Peninsula Road is also closed between Bolanz and Ira Road due to flooding from the Cuyahoga River. Northbound motorists will be directed to use Bath Road or Ira Road to exit the valley. Southbound motorists will be directed to head back north at Bolanz. Detour signs are posted.
4:04 p.m.: Main Street in Louisville is open again since the water has went down.
3:13 p.m.: The Nimishillen Creek near Route 62 in Canton is flooded up to the end of 31st Street NE. Residents there said the water is higher than they have seen in a while and basement sump pumps have been running extra.
2:53 p.m.: Riverview Road between Columbia Road and Boston Mills in Boston Township is currently closed due to flooding. The Summit County Engineer's office is urging motorists to find alternate routes. The road is expected to be reopened by Tuesday morning.
1:03 p.m.: The National Park Service has closed the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park due to excessive flooding. The trail closure includes associated parking lots from Lock 39 Trailhead in Independence to Botzum Trailhead in Akron.
1:01 p.m.: The area surrounding the intersection of Stearns Rd. and Bagley Rd. in Olmsted Falls is closed due to flooding. Road is closed east of the intersection to the middle school (just west of Fitch Rd.), west to Jennings Rd., and north to Cook Road.
12:45 p.m.: Flooding in Louisville in Stark County has made travel difficult. The railroad tracks at Main Street and Gorgas are completely covered.
Significant updates from earlier in the day:
11:10 a.m.: The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood warning earlier related to the Gates Mills dam failure.
10:31 a.m.: At least 57 people have called the city of Akron to report flooded basements. Crews are working to assist residents experiencing flooding.
10:07 a.m.: The National Weather Service reports the Gates Mills Dam has completely failed , and issued a flash flood warning for Cuyahoga and Lake counties.