Travel Banned in Rock Valley, Iowa Due to Flooding

ROCK VALLEY, IA – The City of Rock Valley, Iowa is banning all travel within city limits following more severe flooding Sunday night.

A mandatory evacuation is in place for residents of the HJMJ Trailer Court.

The city is sending an ambulance and fire trucks around to rescue residents, however officials say wake from other traffic is hindering those efforts.

Anyone displaced can go to the Faith Reformed Church for shelter.

The city is using Facebook to push out alerts and urgent messages:

NOTICE : TRAVEL BAN IN ROCK VALLEY. NO VEHICLES ALLOWED ON THE ROADS! Emergency personal NEED to be able to move around and wake from cars is causing more issues. Anyone caught driving on the streets will be arrested. PLEASE SHARE.

NOTICE : TRAVEL BAN IN ROCK VALLEY. NO VEHICLES ALLOWED ON THE ROADS! Emergency personal NEED to be able to move around…

Posted by City of Rock Valley on Sunday, June 24, 2018