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Water levels cause road flooding

Road-Closed-Apr162013.jpgHeavy rain and rapid snow melt has caused unrelenting flooding that closed 15 roads across PEI. At mid-morning the province's 511 system was reporting problems in many parts of the province. Water levels overwhelmed the streams, culverts and ditches and motorists are being asked to use extreme caution. Darren Chaisson with the Department of Transportation said Road crews were sent out to barricade and keep the bridges and roads safe for the general public. He spoke with Karen Mair by phone.

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