Flood Status Update
Heavy rain fell in the Lisle area last night causing road closures and street flooding. Currently the following roads remain closed: Short Street in Community Park: 4700 Garfield Avenue; 5100 Riverview Drive.; 4700 Dumoulin. Overnight parking restrictions have been suspended, so vehicles can be moved to higher ground. Review information about moving vehicles and protecting property by clicking here.
No injuries were reported from last night's storms, however there will likely be some significant property damage, particularly those homes in the floodplain area. While the underground parking garages flooded in the St. Joseph Creek housing complex, most cars had been removed as residents had been informed prior to the creek overflowing.
Please use care during as recovery begins. Do not drive around road barriers or through standing water. Do not let children or pets play in this water either. As you begin to clean up from any flooding, please be cautious. If your basement flooded, contact an electrician to shut off power before entering. The flood pages of our website offer more information about what precautions to take, click here.