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Central Services Check for Flooded Roads

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QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -

The downpour Wednesday afternoon caused some of the excess rainwater to collect on the roadways.

Marty Stegeman with Central Services says they had two crews checking roads around the city to make sure they weren't completely covered, and says they did not receive any major complaints. He says flooding tends to be more common in the fall months, when fallen leaves can block the sewers. He says they also keep a close eye on construction zones.

"Specifically right now around Blessing Hospital because right now they have so much bare dirt that we keep an eye on in that area - generally anything that is close to the roadway that is in a construction zone we kind of try to keep an eye on a little closer simply because the runoff is so much higher because there's no grass," he says.

Stegeman says if you see roadways flooded over, the best thing to do is call central services.

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