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High water closes multiple lanes on I-90 near East 55th Street

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Oct 26, 2021

CLEVELAND — Multiple lanes on I-90 eastbound near East 55th Street are closed to traffic due to standing water on the roadway, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

ODOT Cleveland tweeted out a photo showing water covering the road, hiding the lane markings.

Cleveland Water said crews are responding to a 12-inch water main break on South Marginal Road near East 55th Street.

Crews have operated valves to stop the flow of water.

As of 1:30 p.m., Cleveland Water said the flooding is subsiding and once clear, repairs to the main break will be completed.

ODOT said motorists should use an alternate route if traveling on I-90 near East 55t Street.

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High water shuts down lanes on I-90 near East 55th Street on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.

The water also started to flow onto I-90 westbound.

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