Flood waters continue to rise ahead of crest on Tuesday morning. City has been shut down for several days while preparations were executed. Flood water was just below 20' at 12PM Monday, expected crest is 23'.
Shot 1: Rushing water from 8th Ave Bridge in Cedar Rapids
Shot 2: Cedar River almost reaching train bridge.
Shot 3: Building is almost impacted by the Cedar River
Shot 4 "Hesco Barriers" along the shore as water levels rise.
Shot 5: View of river and water being pumped out near the 3rd ave bridge
Shot 6: View of cedar river with Veterans Memorial Building in the background.
Shot 7: View of river and water being pumped out near the 3rd ave bridge
Shot 8: Looking off of 2nd Ave bridge
Shot 9: Debris building up on 3rd Ave bridge
Shot 10: workers continue to move sand to protect jail.
Shot 11: Bicycle path along river is partially submerged
Shot 12: Very fast waterflow underneath the 8th Ave bridge
Shot 13: 10' tall Hesco Barriers in the NewBo District
Shot 14: Flags on top of Hesco Barriers
Shot 15: View from atop the Hesco Barriers