Flooding causes road closures in Akron, Newstead

Posted at 1:55 PM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 13:55:18-05

Several road closures were reported Wednesday due to flooding.

According to Nittec the following roads are closed as of 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Town of Newstead

  • Cedar Street is closed from Brucker Road to Koepsel Road.
  • Koepsel Road is closed from Route 93 to Cedar Road.
  • Burdick Road is closed from Kelkenberg Road to Tonawanda Creek Road.

Village of Akron

  • Fletcher Road is closed from Moore Road to Tonawanda Creek Road.
  • Tonawanda Creek Road is closed from Burdick Road to Route 93.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for communities along Tonawanda Creek in both Erie and Niagara counties. The warning expires Thursday at 7 a.m.