Drivers advised to avoid flooded streets

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NEW JERSEY – Due to heavy rainfall Sunday and Monday, drivers are advised to avoid flooded streets or parking in low-lying locations.

In New Jersey, the Newark Public Safety Director, Anthony F. Ambrose, cautioned motorists to refrain from driving around or moving barricades along flooded streets.

The Department of Public Safety listed locations of several streets where drivers are at risk of becoming stranded due to high waters.

The department is coordinating responses to flooding conditions and other weather related incidents through police, fire, and emergency officials.

The following locations should be avoided due to flooding conditions or the potential for flooding:

  • Clay Street and McCarter Highway
  • South Street and Van Buren Street
  • Jefferson and Chestnut Streets
  • State Street near Broad Street
  • Jabez and Backus Streets
  • 357 Wilson Avenue
  • Manufacturers Place and Hyatt Street
  • Magazine Street and Avenue L
  • Avenue L and Wilson Avenue
  • Ferry and Foundry Streets
  • Norfolk Street
  • Orange Street
  • Nesbitt Street
  • McClellan and Frelinghuysen Avenue
  • Frelinghuysen Avenue and the Route 21 underpass
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