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Road Closure, Sandbag Location, and Flooding Information in Salem

With the amount of rain forecast and the combined melting snow, there is a possibility of lowland and street flooding later this week

Salem during the January 2006 floods
Salem during the January 2006 floods.
Salem-News.com file photo by: Tim King

(SALEM) - Current Salem emergency information is available on the City of Salem Emergency page. Go to www.cityofsalem.net and select EMERGENCIES in the upper right, or click on the link below. http://www.cityofsalem.net/Emergency-Information/Pages/default.aspx

Up to one inch of rain is predicted through Wednesday with heavier rains possible later this week. Considering the amount of rain forecast and the combined melting snow, there is a possibility of lowland and street flooding later this week. As a precautionary measure, the City is in the process of setting up fifteen sandbag locations in Salem. Sand and sandbags will be available by the end of the workday, Monday, February 10, 2014, at the following locations:

West Salem

  • Orchard Heights Park-upper parking lot
  • Sather Park (undeveloped), Willie Way NW between Barnabus Street NW and Lottie Lane NW
  • Park & Ride, Wallace Road NW and Brush College Road NW

South Salem

  • Public Works Operations, 1410 20th Avenue SE
  • Bush Bark, parking lot off Lefelle Street SE
  • South Salem High School Parking lot on Howard Street SE
  • Fred Meyer, South Salem,706 Madrona Avenue SE
  • Wal-Mart, South Salem, 5250 Commercial Street SE
  • Courthouse Athletic Club, 6250 Commercial Street SE
  • Salem Chinese Evangelical Church, 6836 Sunnyside Road SE

East Salem

  • Lowe's, Highway 22 and Turner Road SE
  • Home Depot, 3795 Hagers Grove Road SE
  • Swegle School, Market Street NE and 45th Avenue NE

Central/North Salem

  • Olinger Pool, parking lot at west end of A Street NE
  • Ferry Street SE at 25th Street SE



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