Flooding concerns in Allegan, Barry, Kent & Ottawa
Updated: Thursday, April 18 2013, 08:26 AM EDT
(UPDATE 8:26AM) Northbound and Southbound US-31 at M-40 (Lincoln Avenue)
is closed due to flooding per Ottawa County Dispatch.
As of 7:10am all water has been removed from US131 and traffic is moving again 142nd in Dorr.
Authorities across several counties are putting out the reminder to all drivers not to drive through standing water.
We're told drivers have been rescued in Barry and Kent after getting stuck.
We're also learning that a foot bridge at Thornapple Bayou and 48th Street has collapsed under the rushing flood waters in Cutlerville.
Luckily no one was on the bridge at the time.
We're also learning this morning about severe flooding at the corner of 135th and 13th street in Wayland.
Water is covering at least one farm up and around the house with horses left in standing water up to their bellies.We're also told a local dealership is rushing to move its fleet of cars to protect them from the rising waters.
Keep it here on Newschannel 3 for all the latest weather updates on air and on line.