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Snow watch continues along Montreal River


Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

THE MONTREAL River rages near the the former coal plant clean-up site in Ironwood at noon Tuesday. The river hadn’t overflowed its banks, but sandbags had been placed along city streets in the event of flooding. Temperatures were in the 60s again Tuesday and there was still quite a bit of snow to melt in lowland areas.

IRONWOOD — A portion of Norrie Park Road washed out on Monday evening as snowmelt continued to flood some Gogebic County roadways.

The wash-out was near South Davis Road, according to an Ironwood Public Safety Department report.

Norrie Park Road had been closed earlier because of standing water as snow in the swamps from the winter season’s 208-inch accumulation melted and covered the roadway.

IPSD officers continued to monitor levels of the Montreal River near Norrie Park. The river appeared to crest and was flowing against the bottom of the Dupont bridge late Monday night at about th...

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