Portion of Highway 15 near Schuyler closed due to ice jam
Officials encourage those driving to take caution
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- There is an ice jam in the Platte River near Schuyler, causing water to flow over Highway 15 south of town.
Highway 15 was closed by the roads department at 6:45 a.m. Friday.
An ice jam remains in the Platte River near Schuyler, NE. Water was flowing over Highway 15 south of town, and roads departments were closing Highway 15 at 645 am. #newx
— NWS Omaha (@NWSOmaha) February 26, 2021
In the video above from Dodge County’s emergency management shows the Platte River from a bird’s eye view.
Update on ice coming down the Platte River from Columbus. At 808 PM CST, Local County Emergency management reported…
Dodge County officials issued a flood warning for the area that is still in effect. Anyone who lives nearby should be taking caution and paying close attention to the roads.