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    Fleur Dr. is now closed

    from what the area looked like this morning, it was only a matter of time.

    Traffic Alert: Fleur Drive Closed By Flooding - Des Moines Weather News Story - KCCI Des Moines



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    Wonder if they'll ever come up with a project to raise that road bed?



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    this morning 3 lanes were fine, then I came back from lunch about 2 hours ago and 2 lanes were left. Knew it was a matter of time, looks like I will be using the Hwy 65 bypass after work today


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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    That road floods if someone leaves thier sprinklers on too long



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    It's a great mystery why they didn't raise the roadbed a few years ago when they redid the whole corridor by Grays Lake.



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    Happy they spent all that time this spring on decorating the median.



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Wonder if they'll ever come up with a project to raise that road bed?
    The city prefers spending thousands of dollars every summer redecorating/landscaping the median so it can be washed out the next spring when floods.



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    Re: Fleur Dr. is now closed

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Happy they spent all that time every spring on decorating the median.
    Fixed... and im sure they'll be back out there when the waters recede as well.



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