UPDATE: The Pocatello Police Department says the Center Street underpass is now open.
PREVIOUS STORY: Officers with the Pocatello Police Department say the Center Street underpass will remain closed this morning because of the flooding. Elsewhere in the Gate City, Hiline from Griffith to El Rancho will also be closed as crews with the Pocatello Street Department continue to repair the roadway. All other roads are open.
PREVIOUS STORY: Some roads are still closed. They are listed below. Otherwise the street is open.
• Center Street underpass;
• Pocatello Avenue;
• Oak Street westbound to Yellowstone Avenue;
• Intersection of Pole Line Road and Fir Street;
• North Main extension at Praxair; and
• Garrett Way at railroad
• Hiline Road to Griffith
• Hiline Road to El Rancho
City officials have put out another bulletin asking drivers to avoid the flooded areas. Several cars have stalled and are blocking intersections. Officials ask that you please stay away from flooded areas and find alternate routes if you must drive.
Citizens should prepare their properties for continued flooding. Pocatello and Chubbuck residents can go to the City of Pocatello Street Operations Department to pick up sandbags. The department is at 1080 South 1st Avenue.
To report non life-threatening emergencies and/or flooded areas, please call 234-6267 or 234-6268.