Highway 92 to (probably) close later this week, due to flooding

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COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa– According to current projections from the National Weather Service, Columbus Junction officials say Highway 92 will probably be closed from Thursday afternoon/evening through Sunday afternoon/evening.

City officials assessed the high water situation this morning. The city says materials are already being put in place to close Highway 92 as soon as water inches closer. If needed, the route will be closed with Hesco barriers.

We’ll have more information here on News 8 (both on-air and on WQAD.com) as soon as action is taken and Highway 92 is closed.